Two chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State have been abducted in an attack along Kaduna-Kachia highway in Kaduna State.
It was gathered that the attacked happened at a place called Tashar Icce, close to Kajuru Area of the state.
The duo were said to be oon their way back from Kafanchan after a political meeting with Christian leaders in Southern Senatorial District, on Thursday.
A politician, who escaped the attack, said the incident was “terrible”, adding that about five vehicles were affected.
He said the bandits opened fire sporadically.
He also said some of thee people in the entourage sustained gun injuries while two persons were abducted.
Sani Maina, campaign DG, Ahmed Maiyaki, a chieftain of the party, and a few others escaped the attack.
Those abducted are the APC house of assembly candidate in Kajuru identified as Madaki and the vice chairman of APC in Kajuru Local Government Area, Ruben Waziri.
A relative to the vice chairman, Ben Maigari, confirmed the incident and said they were yet to be contacted by the bandits.
“They were attacked; the bandits blocked the road and opened fire on the entourage and other moving vehicles. My brother, Ruben, was abducted alongside Madaki because they were in the same vehicle,” he said.
Also, two other buses were attacked around the same time, with two people feared killed while others were taken into the forest.
When contacted Mohammed Jalige, State Police Public Relations Officer, also confirmed the incident.
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