Bandits in Zamfara abducted a pregnant woman whose expected delivery date is this week week.


Bandits have abducted the wife of the Chairman, Zamfara State Union of Local Government Employees, Sanusi Mohammed Gusau.

The wife, Ramatu Yunusa, who is nine months pregnant, was abducted from her husband’s house in Damba Gusau early Tuesday.

The bandits broke into his house around one o’clock in the morning on Tuesday and abducted his pregnant wife.

He said, he was awake when the bandits jumped over the fence intending to abduct him but he suddenly hid where they could not see him.

“They jumped over the wall and broke my door but before they could enter my room, I was able to hide somewhere.

“When they searched the house and could not see me, they abducted my pregnant wife, Ramatu,” he said.

The NULGE Chairman said his wife was due to be delivered of the baby at any point.

“She could give birth anytime from now because her expected delivery date is in this week”.

He, however, stated that the bandits were yet to reach out to him.

The spokesperson of the state Police Command, SP Mohammed Shehu, could not be reached for comment at the time of filing the report.

Fatima Abubakar