Kano- Gunmen have abducted a prominent Muslim cleric in Sokoto, reports NewsDay.
The cleric, Sheikh Muhammad Lawal Madoki, was abducted on Wednesday night along with his wife, her sister and the wife of his younger brother.
They were kidnapped while they was travelling on the main road linking the capital, Abuja, to the main northern city, Kano.
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The motive for the abduction is unclear.
The cleric is the head of the Sokoto State government’s Charity and Endowment Commission
- News 24