By G9ija

Bandits have kidnapped the Commissioner for Information in Niger State Government, Mohammed Idris.

This was confirmed by the state government on Monday in a statement through its Chief Press Secretary, Mary Noel-Berje.

The Commissioner was said to have been kidnaped by bandits at about one o’clock in the early hours of today from his home at Baban Tunga village in Tafa local government of the State.

Security agencies are however already on the trail of the bandits, the government’s added.