Former NLC President kidnapped

A former President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Takai Shamang has been abducted in his hometown, Biniki, in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna state.

Shamang, 78, was also a former President General of the National Union of Electricity and Gas Workers, now the National Union of Electricity Employees between 1982 and 1989.

Confirming the incident, his daughter, Mrs Grace Abbin, said her 78-year-old father was abducted at his residence in Biniki, at about 8:00 pm on Friday.

Shamang is the President and Founder of Gantys Aid for Widows, Orphans and Needy Foundation, popularly known as GAWON Foundation.