– Sheikh Muhammad Madoki was kidnapped alongside his wife while travelling – The Sokoto cleric is the state government’s charity and endowment commission – The police has launched investigation into the kidnap Some gunmen have attacked a Muslim cleric, Sheikh Muhammad Madoki while travelling along the Abuja-Kano Expressway. BBC reports that the prominent Sokoto cleric and his wife, sister-in-law and the wife of his younger brother were travelling on Thursday, October 20 when they were attacked by unknown gunmen and kidnapped.
Man caught red-handed, beaten for robbery in Edo The kidnap of Madoki who is the head of the Sokoto state government’s charity and endowment commission has been reported to the police and investigation has commenced. Donald Awunah who is the spokesperson of the police force however said he had not been brief about the case.
Released Chibok girls applaud President Buhari “I don’t have any information on it, I have not been briefed; maybe by tomorrow, I would have details of the incident.” Meanwhile, the Nigerian army continued to make efforts to rid the country of bandits and kidnappers as an operation in Zamfara resulted in the death of 4 bandits. In a statement by Colonel Kukasheka Usman, he said troops on Operation Sharan Daji carried out the operation on Wednesday, October 18. He said the camps of the bandits were destroyed while a motorcycle was also recovered.