Suspected kidnappers have abducted the mother of the former Special Adviser on political matters to Jigawa state governor, Hon Yahaya Muhammad Bigman.
According to report from the village, in the early hours of yesterday, the suspected kidnappers stormed Kaya village of Sule Tankarkar local government area of Jigawa state and whisked away the 70 year- old woman.
Confirming the incident, the state commissioner of police, Mr Bala Zama Senchi said the kidnappers abducted the mother of the former aide at her residence in Gaya village.
According to the state police commissioner, several police officers were deployed to the surrounding towns and villages to locate the hiding place of the abductors.
Mr Senchi also confirmed that the kidnappers have contacted the family for ransom.
Hon Bigman was a three-time member in the Jigawa state house of assembly, and currently president weight Lifting federation of Nigeria.