Gunmen on Saturday kidnapped a 75-year-old enterprise man, Alhaji Yusuf Mai-Fata at Sankara Village in Ringim native authorities space of Jigawa State.
Police spokesman, SP. Abdu Jinjiri confirmed the incident to DAILY POST.
He mentioned particular anti-robbery squad of the command had already been drafted into the bush attempting to determine the situation of the abductors.
Jinjiri additionally urged members of the family of the sufferer to cooperate with the police and provides all the required info that may assist to rescue the sufferer unhurt.
A resident of the neighborhood, who spoke to DAILY POST mentioned gunmen numbering about six stormed the village at about 2:00 a.m., taking pictures on the air earlier than they whisked away the sufferer.
He mentioned earlier than the sufferer was kidnapped, he was hospitalized after battling deteriorating well being circumstances, and was discharged on Thursday, two days earlier than the incident.
The supply additionally confirmed that the abductors have reached the households of the sufferer and demanded N40m ransom for his freedom.
He, nevertheless, acknowledged that the abductors have additionally requested the members of the family the kind of meals the sufferer eats and his treatment.