Barely 24 hours after Bauchi State governor, Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir tested positive for coronavirus, his elder brother, Yaya Adamu has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
Report has it that he was kidnapped at about 7.39 pm at Unguwar Jaki in Bauchi metropolis and taken to an unknown destination.
The kidnappers are yet to establish contact with his family.
A reliable source at the Government House confirmed the incident via the telephone.
He disclosed that efforts are on to trace the hideout of the kidnappers.
All efforts made to contact Bauchi State Police Command to confirm the development proved abortive.
The PPRO, DSP Kamal Datti Abubakar did not answer calls put through his mobile phone.
He also did not respond to an SMS sent to his line.