Daily Trust gathered that the member was picked up from his farm at Gobirawa village of Birnin Gwari area of Kaduna State.
The spokesman of the Katsina State Police Command, Salisu Abubakar, who confirmed the incident, said the state command and its Kaduna counterpart were liaising to address the situation.
Sources at the Katsina Government House told Daily Trust that the state governor, Aminu Masari, who had given full support for the manhunt of the kidnappers, asked that everything possible be done to ensure his safe return.
Mashi, 51, has been in the federal legislature since 2011 and had previously served in the Katsina State House of Assembly. He was also the chairman of Mashi Local Government Area.
Photo: Daily Trust
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