Alhaji Wakili Damina, Chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Kogi state, has been abducted by unknown gunmen.
According to Kogi MACBAN Secretary, Adamu Abubakar, CRIMECHANNELS learnt that Damina was abducted on April 30, 2021.
Speaking with journalist in Lokoja, Mr. Adamu said that his boss was whisked away by unknown men wearing Army uniforms.
He said the abductors, numbering about eight, came in a white bus at about 12 noon to and forcefully dragged the chairman from his house in Chikara village, Kogi LGA.
He said he was informed of the incident by the younger brother of Damina, who he said witnessed the abduction.
He said, “I now called the phone number of Damina, it rang once, when I tried it again, it was switched off.”
“I have tried and tried several times, but his lines are not reachable and all efforts to know about his whereabouts proved abortive, ” he added.
He said that he immediately notified the Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Ayube Ede of the development.
“I also notified the Kogi state government, “he added.
Meanwhile, the Police Commissioner, Ayube Ede confirmed the abduction. He said that the Police are yet to locate the whereabout of Damina, he however assured the public that the Police will rescue the victim.