At midnight hours of March 2, bandits reportedly attacked the home of the Sokoto State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Bashir Usman Gorau, and kidnapped the wife of his elder brother, Alhaji Lawali Gorau and another brother, Hassan Manya.
Confirming the incident on his official Faceboook page on Wednesday, March 3, Gorau said the gunmen broke into their family home in Gorau Town, Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto State, at about 12.45am and abducted the victims.
“Innalillahi wa Inna wa innalillahi Rajiuun!!! It’s about 12:45am that, Bandits attacked our House in Gorau Town, abduct wife of our elder brother Alh Lawali Gorau and one of our brother Hassan Manya. May God protect and return them to Us Amin. In need of your prayers fellow Muslim.” he wrote.