KANO: Gunmen in Nigeria kidnapped a Lebanese development specialist and killed another man in the northern city of Kano on Tuesday morning, a police official said.
The assault and snatching in the nation’s second-greatest city comes in the midst of higher than regular security as Nigeria is amidst a decision season.
“A Lebanese appended to Triacta development organization was assaulted,” said Haruna Abdullahi, a police representative.
The unidentified shooters likewise shot one man, Alphonsus Ahmed, who kicked the bucket on his approach to medical clinic, and another, Abdullahi Mohammed, was harmed by a slug, the representative said. He included that police were searching the region searching for the suspects.
A Triacta official declined to remark.
Kidnappings are widespread in Nigeria, where the two local people and outsiders are focused on — for the most part for payment.
A slow economy implies the normal Nigerian is getting more unfortunate while the national security foundation is disintegrating.
Kano is the monetary heart of northern Nigeria, where numerous outsiders live and work.
Nigeria is finishing up its gubernatorial decisions, held last Saturday, however results are yet to be reported. A month ago, voters re-chose Muhammadu Buhari for a second term as president.
He crusaded on promises to battle defilement and restore foundation just as resuscitating the economy and suppressing viciousness including 10 years old Islamist rebellion in the upper east.
Amid decisions, the nearness of security powers is regularly high.