Ex-President of Nigeria Students, Wife, Others Kidnapped
…Nigeria Students call on Police to rescue Ex-Leader
….Encourages Members to Pray for quick release
Engr. Muhammad Lawal Maidoki, the ex-President of the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria has been abducted by kidnappers on his way to Kaduna from Minna Wednesday evening according to Muhammad Grema Bukar, the National Public Relations Officer of the body.
He was kidnapped together with his wife Ummu-Khulsum, Younger Sister, Hafsatu Maidoki and His younger brother’s wife Aisha.
Maidoki is currently the Chairman of Zakat and Endowment Committee in Sokoto and the Project Manager Bakalori Irrigation Scheme of the Rima River Basin Development Authority.
Maidoki was last seen in Abuja from Sunday to the morning of Wednesday where he attended an International Peace Conference organised by Religious for Peace.
He is National President of Muslim Students Society of Nigeria, former National President of the National Council of Muslin Youth Organizations, presently the National President of the Da’wah Coordination Council of Nigeria.
”I was able to communicate one of his Child, Abdullahi Maidoki who informed me that the Kidnappers have called Suleiman Maidoki to demand for Ransom!!!” Source said.
In September 2015, a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olu Falae, was kidnapped in his farm in Ondo State. A former senator, Iyabo Anisulowo, was also kidnapped in her home state of Ogun in April this year. The wife of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Margaret Emefiele, was also kidnapped last month.
The three have since regained freedom after spending days in captivity, but the circumstances under which they were released remained unclear. While the police claimed to have rescued them, the victims said they parted with huge sum as ransom.