Nigeria Baga map in Borno state
Nigeria Baga map in Borno state

A village leader was on Tuesday abducted in Nigeria’s northwestern Katsina state by unidentified men, police said Wednesday.

Bature Mai’unguwa, the village head of Labo in Batsari area of the state, was abducted while working on his farm at the outskirts of the village, near Rugu forest, Gambo Isa, the state police spokesperson told reporters in Kastina.

“We are following a lead that may assist us in rescuing him,” the police officer added.

According to him, the gunmen invaded the village on motorcycles, shot sporadically to pave way for their operation, abducted the village head, and fled into the forest.

Katsina, the home state of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, has been witnessing frequent attacks by armed bandits. Enditem

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