A senior staff of the Independent National Electorate Commission (INEC) in Jigawa state has been kidnapped in the state last Friday.
The kidnapped staff identified as Mr. Mahadi Hassan, is a Pension Desk Officer of the Commission in Jigawa State INEC office.
It was gathered Hassan was picked by gunmen along Gwiwa road Gwiwa local government area in the state.
The INEC Head of Department voter education and Publicity Mr John Kaiwa confirmed the incident.
He added that the kidnappers were yet to contact the commission or the victim’s family on any amount of ransom.
When contacted, Jigawa Commissioner of Police Bala Zama Senchi? said the command was yet to receive any report related to the kidnap of INEC staff in the state.
“As I am speaking to you, we have not received any report in relation to the kidnap of any INEC staff. I just heard it for the first time from you,” he said.
The commissioner promised to contact all people related to the matter and get back with updates.