Gunmen have abducted the aged mother of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Jigawa Central Senatorial District, Tijjani Ibrahim Gaya.
The gunmen reportedly abducted the 70-year-old victim, Hajiya Jaja from her house in Kiyawa Local Government of the state.
Reports made available have it that the abductors stormed her residence with three cars around midnight on Monday.
Confirming the incident, the spokesman of the Jigawa State Police Command, DSP Lawan Adam, said they are already working in collaboration with other security agencies and the public to ensure her safe return.
He urged members of the public to make any useful information that may help them in tracking the criminals available.
No contact has been made with the family as of press time.