Uknown gunmen have abducted a wealthy and popular businessman, Alhaji Manu Soro, in Soro village of Ganjuwa Local Government Area, Bauchi State.
Confirming the incident, Police Public Relations Officer of Bauchi Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Haruna Mohammed, said the victim was abducted by unknown gunmen at 8:10pm last Saturday, after prayers at a mosque behind his house.
The gunmen fired sporadically to scare away people before taking away their victim to an unknown destination.
Haruna assured that efforts are being intensified to ensure he is rescued and the gunmen apprehended.
He advised residents of the town to remain calm and law abiding.
At press time, it was discovered that the gunmen were yet to contact Alhaji’s Soro’s family.