The chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Kogi State, Wakili Damina, has been kidnapped, Touchaheart blog has learned.
The secretary of the association, Adamu Abubakar, broke the news on Tuesday.
According to premium Times, the secretary said Mr Damina was abducted on April 30 by about eight armed men dressed in army camouflage.
He further revealed that the abductors came in a white bus at about 12 noon to “forcefully” take away Mr Damina from his house at Chikara village in Kogi Local Government.
Mr Abubakar said he was informed of the incident about an hour later by the younger brother of Mr Damina, who claimed he witnessed the incident.
The Secretary said he immediately called the phone number of the missing chairman, but it rang out.
He said Mr Damina’s number was switched off when he repeated the call about an hour later.
“Since then, his lines are not reachable and all efforts to know his whereabouts proved abortive,” he said.
The spokesperson of the police in Kogi, William Aya, did not respond to telephone calls for reaction.