At least 40 persons have been abducted along the Birnin-Gwari – Kaduna Highway.
The incident took place between Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning.
The Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Birnin Gwari branch, Danladi Duniya, confirmed the abduction of the travellers to journalists on phone.
According to him, the victims were abducted on Wednesday while traveling in three Golf vehicles from Birnin-Gwari to Kano.
He said each vehicle was conveying seven passengers each.
The NURTW chairman also disclosed that about 17 people were kidnapped along Kwanan Dutse on Tuesday.
Duniya said the Tuesday incident involved a Sharon bus carrying many passengers.