Unidentified gunmen on Tuesday kidnapped about 20 travelers along Mungi sharp Conner Buga Gwari, Gadabuke area of Toto LGA in Nasarawa state, and also killed a former Education Secretary of Nasarawa local government area of the state Malami Salihu.
They kidnapped victims were said to be traveling in three vehicles and were intercepted by the gunmen who matched them into the bush.
The late Salihu was among those kidnapped but his lifeless body was later found in the bush near the road.
The secretary of Gadabuke emirate council, Abdullahi Baba who confirmed the incident to our correspondent said the gunmen in their numbers came out from the bush and attacked the vehicles plying the road and matched the passengers into the bush to an unknown destination.
He said “the former Education Secretary was also traveling alongside his friend in a private vehicle and was also taken away with others but his dead body was later found in a nearby bush,” he said.
He said the kidnappers have not made any contact to any of the relatives of the victims.
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