The Magajin Garin Daura, Musa Umar, has been abducted by unknown gunmen in his Daura residence in Katsina State.

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Daily Nigerian reports that Umar, a retired customs comptroller, was abducted after observing Maghrib prayer.

The traditional ruler is the father of Fatima Musa, wife of Colonel Mohammed Abubakar, the Aide de Camp, ADC, to President Muhammadu Buhari.

The attackers were said to have shot sporadically to disperse the crowd and picked the traditional ruler in a Peugeot 406.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Police are currently on the trail of the kidnappers.

More details later…