From Hussaini Yero, Gusau
At present, 60 women have been abducted by gunmen in Zamfara State, Manawa Village, Bindin District, Dan Sadau Emirate in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
A resident of Bindin told our correspondent that the attackers stormed the town last night, abducting 60 women and burning down a part of the town.
In an interview with BBC Hausa, the Member of The Hause Representing Maru Bungudo, federal consitwency confirmed the abduction and called on the security forces to release them.
“Journalists have sought comment. Former DIG Mamman Ibrahim Tsafe, a security adviser to Governor Bello Mattawalle, told them that the government and security forces are now doing their best to address the problem. We. yet to determine the number of women abducted so far.