The District Head of Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar, has been kidnapped by four unidentified gunmen.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the kidnappers stormed Umar’s Daura residence at 7pm on Wednesday, shooting indiscriminately.
Umar had just returned from the mosque where he took part in the evening prayer when the incident happened.
He was sitting in front of his house with some people when the men came.
A witness told NAN that the kidnappers came in a Peugeot 406 saloon.
After the gunmen left, the Daura council chairman Malam Abba Mato and hundreds of sympathisers came to Umar’s residence to discuss incident.
President Muhammadu Buhari is from Daura.