An adhoc official of the INEC in Katsina State, an assistant presiding officer, Yazid Abdullahi, was reportedly kidnapped yesterday. Daily trust reports
Abdullahi was said to be travelling along with three others to his polling unit in Safana Local Government Area when the incident happened.
The electoral officer of the area, Sabi’u Abdulkadir, said Abdullahi was heading to Garin Magaji 011 polling unit for the election.
He said the abductors ambushed their car and singled out Abdullahi.
Confirming the incident, the state Commissioner of Police, Sanusi Buba, said a suspect had been arrested and that the investigation was ongoing.