Bandits have abducted the father of the Speaker of the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Hon. Nasiru Muazu Magarya.
LEADERSHIP gathered that the bandits also abducted the speaker’s step-mother and four other persons.
A source said the bandits invaded the Magarya village, the country home of the speaker, on Wednesday evening and took away the victims.
“They invaded Magarya town in the evening of Wednesday and conducted their operation for hours without any challenge”, he added.
Motorists plying Shinkafi road confirmed to have seen the bandits firing gun shots on fleeing vehicles.
The state command police spokesperson, Muhammad Shehu, confirmed the incident.
The director-general, Public Affairs Office of the Speaker, Mustapha Jafaru Kaura, said the speaker and other members of the Assembly were holding a meeting on the development because his father and step-mother were still in captivity.