Gunmen have reportedly abducted the Chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Kogi State, Alhaji Wakili Damina.
Kogi Secretary of MACBAN, Mr Adamu Abubakar disclosed this to newsmen on Tuesday May 4. He said Damina was abducted on April 30 by armed men numbering about eight and dressed in army camouflage.
Abubakar said the armed men came in a white bus at about 12 noon to “forcefully” take away the Chairman from his house at Chikara village, Kogi Local Government.
He said the younger brother of the Chairman who witnessed the abduction informed him of the incident about an hour later.
“Since then, his lines are not reachable and all efforts to know his whereabouts proved abortive.” Abubakar said the Commissioner of police and the state government have been informed of the incident by MACBAN members who have also created search parties to locate their chairman, all to no avail, he said
The Commissioner of Police, Mr Ede Ayuba who also disclosed that he has dialled Damina’s number severally after he was informed of the abduction but got no response, said details of the attack is still unclear as the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the area said the matter was not officially reported to him.