Gunmen kidnap PDP chieftain in Kaduna
Five heavily-armed gunmen have reportedly kidnapped a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Musa Saya-Saya in Kaduna State, yesterday. The gunmen reportedly stormed his residence at Saya-Saya village in Ikara Local Government Area of the state around 10a.m. Musa Saya-Saya, a former state treasurer of PDP in Kaduna, according to the son, Aliyu Musa, was abducted by the gunmen who invaded the house in two vehicles. Contacted, the police spokesperson in Kaduna State, Mr. Mukhtari Aliyu, said while the Police were yet to confirm the motive behind the kidnapping, the anti-crime team in the state had been activated to rescue the politician. The Police spokesman said: “Immediately we got the report, the Commissioner of Police activated and instructed the anti-crime squad to take all necessary measures to rescue the victim.” Meanwhile, at press time yesterday, a close associate of the politician disclosed that no contact had been made with the abductors.