Thursday, October 20, 2016

Prominent Muslim Cleric Abducted In Sokoto

Gunmen have abducted a prominent Muslim cleric in Sokoto according to the BBC Hausa service.
Sheikh Muhammad Lawal Madoki, who heads the state government’s charity and endowment commission, was seized late last night by unknown gunmen.

The motive for the abduction is unclear but kidnappings for ransom are on the rise in many parts of Nigeria.