Ex Nigerian Football Association Secretary General, Sani Toro kidnapped

Hon. Ahmed Sani Toro, a former Secretary-General of the then Nigeria Football Association (NFA), has been kidnapped by some gunmen.

He was reportedly kidnapped last night on Abuja-Jos road along with Garba Iliya, a former Golden Eaglets assistant coach.

The duo were travelling back to Bauchi after leaving the wedding of the son of Alhaji Aminu Maigari, a former NFF president in Abuja on Friday.

A football stakeholder in Bauch State who is close to the victims said those who kidnapped them have not contacted their families.

He said, “It is true they were abducted close to Ryom in Plateau State when they were returning to Bauchi from Abuja.

“They had attened the wedding Fatiha of the son of Alhaji Aminu Maigari at the National Mosque in Abuja on Friday.

“I have been in touch with their family members. Those who kidnapped them are yet to contact the familes.

“We are all praying and hoping in earnest that Allah will intervene in the unfortunate situation and they would be released unharmed,” he said.

Ahmed Sani Toro, is an ex Commissioner of Sports in Bauchi State. he’s also one time member of the House of Representatives and the Secretary General of the then NFA between 1993 to 1999.

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