A former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani, a chieftain of Ohanaeze in the state, Eze Fred Awagu Odum Igbo 1, was one of those abducted by bandits in Anguwan Gimbiya area of the state on Friday.
He wrote Twitter: “Eze Fred Awagu Odum Igbo 1 an Ohaneze chieftain in Kaduna state is one of the several persons kidnapped yesterday at Anguwan Gimbiya in the Outskirts of Kaduna city.
“The bandits operated freely for hours.This is the tragedy of our times.”
Gunmen had attacked the Anguwan Gimbiya community in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State
The gunmen were said to have killed at least two residents on Friday morning, then abducted about 50 persons in the community.