Mr. Deji Adeyanju, Popular rights activist, has said gunmen would soon start kidnapping state governors and Senators.
He made the remark while reacting to the abduction of the Niger State Commissioner for Information, Mohammed Sani Idris.
Idris was abducted at about 1 am from his home at Baban Tunga village in Tafa Local Government Area of the State.
The state government confirmed his abduction.
In a statement, Chief Press Secretary to the state Governor, Mary Noel-Berje, said security agencies are on the trail of the abductors.
Last week in Zamfara, armed bandits kidnapped the father of Zamfara State’s Speaker, Nasiru Muazu Magarya.
The criminals also abducted his stepmother, uncle and four others when they stormed Magarya village in Zurmi Local Government Area.
in a tweet, Adeyanju, wrote: “Bandits have abducted Commissioner of Information of Niger State. Very soon, they may start kidnapping Governors and Senators.”