Traditional ruler abducted by gunmen in Yobe




Suspected gunmen have abducted Alhaji Isa Mai Buba, the District Head of Mashio town in Fune Local Government Area of Yobe State.

ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, Public Relations Officer, Yobe State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the abduction of the traditional ruler.

He said the yet-to-be identified gunmen stormed the resident of the District Head yesterday at about 10pm with heavy fire arms and disappeared with him into the thin air.

“The District Head of Mashio under Jajere in Fune LG Alh Isa Mai Buba was abducted by yet-to-be identified gunmen.

“At about 2205hrs on 15/8/2020, the gunmen attacked the house of the District Head with heavy fire arms and disappeared with him into the thin air”, he confirmed.


According to ASP Abdulkarim, search parties were later deployed, but till now, there is no trace of his whereabouts as the State Police command is intensifying efforts to rescue the District Head.

“Meanwhile, investigations are also ongoing to identify the hoodlums,” said the PPRO




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