Masked gunmen kidnap Katsina governor’s mother-in-law

Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina

Masked gunmen have kidnapped Hauwa Yusuf, mother-in-law to Katsina state governor, Aminu Masari, at her Dandume crescent residence in Katsina.

The 80-year-old woman is the mother of Binta Masari, one of the three wives of the governor.

The gunmen were said to have stormed her residence at about 3 a.m. on Friday, carting away mobile phones.

Some members of the house were reported to have been beaten by the gunmen.

The police have not made an official statement on the incident.