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Gunmen Abduct Mother Of Kano Lawmaker



Gunmen kidnapped the mother of Isyaku Ali-Danja, a Kano Dwelling of Assembly member who represents the Gezawa Constituency.

The gunmen invaded the lawmaker’s mother’s residence in Gezawa metropolis spherical 1 a.m. on Wednesday January 12, knocked the door down, and carried her away to an unknown place, according to Day-to-day Nigerian.

Ali-Danja, who was briefly a Dwelling speaker, confirmed the incidence, saying the shooters first requested his mother to unlock the door, nonetheless she refused.

“Even sooner than I went to Gezawa, the Divisional Police Officers had referred to as me and suggested me that he deployed his officers to the scene. He talked about they’ve already launched investigation into the matter,” the lawmaker talked about.

“There isn’t any such factor as a contact from them thus far. We’re merely praying to Almighty to keep away from losing her life,” he added. 

The assailants have however to contact Mr Ali-Danja or totally different members of his family, he added.

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Within the meantime, Chief Ernest Shonekan, according to Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, was a pacesetter who shall be remembered for his braveness, selflessness, and patriotic devotion to the nation all through a hard time.

Governor Oyetola extra hailed Chief Shonekan as an “older statesman” and “industrialist” whose excellent talents revealed a strong dedication to Nigeria’s peace, unity, and prosperity every in and out of office.

The Governor mentioned this in a condolence assertion written by Ismail Omipidan, his Chief Press Secretary, and made accessible to DAILY POST on Tuesday.

Whereas expressing regret over the lack of lifetime of the earlier chief of the Interim Nationwide Authorities, the Osun governor mentioned that his lack of life had left an space that will take a really very long time to fill.

In his phrases, “On behalf of my family, authorities and people of Osun, I commiserate with the partner of Chief Ernest Shonekan, his family, authorities and people of Ogun State.

“I pray God grant the soul of Chief Shonekan eternal leisure and gives his beloved partner, family and the oldsters of Ogun State the fortitude to bear his loss.”

Chief Ernest Shonekan, a former Chairman of UAC Plc, died on Tuesday morning in Lagos. Between August 26 and November 17, 1993, he was the Interim Nationwide Authorities of Nigeria’s chief sooner than being deposed by Regular Sani Abacha.

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