A member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Garba Durbunde has been kidnapped in Kaduna.
Mr. Garba Durbunde represents the Takai/Sumaila Federal Constituency of Kano State.
He was a former commissioner for rural development in the administration of his former state governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso.
The federal lawmaker was abducted on his way to Abuja after a trip to Kano.
The incident reportedly took place along Kaduna-Abuja Expressway, around Jere.
The Kano State Commissioner for Information and Culture, Mohammed Garba has confirmed the incident.
The Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has, in strong worded statement, condemned the abduction and promised to do everything possible to secure his release from his abductors.
So far, no group or individual had claimed responsibility for the abduction of the lawmaker.
In the meantime, the Kaduna State Police Command is yet to issue a statement on the incident.