Breaking: Gunmen kidnap wife, son of Atiku’s security aide




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YOLA – Suspected gunmen have abducted wife and son a security detail former Vice President Abubakar.

kidnappers were believed to have gone for said aide to , whose name is not given but confirmed to be a personnel, but took wife and son when they did not meet man.

Sources said Wednesday that the incident took place in the night in Yolde-Pate, Yola, when the target was believed to be still around after reportedly having come to town with for the weekend.

“The kidnappers believed that the personnel, being so close to Atiku, would have , so they went for him but took wife and son when they did not find him,” a source said.

Our correspondent also learnt Wednesday morning that a brother one the state lawmakers was abducted about the same elsewhere in .

Local sources said an elder brother of the state Majority Hammantukur Yetisuri was abducted from home in Jada Mbulo by gunmen who demanded N50 million as ransom.

The sources said the gunmen got to the community around 2am shooting into the area and breaking into the house of the lawmaker’s brother.

“They got away with the man, shouting that they would not return the man unless the paid N50 million,” a source said.

The Public of the Command, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, confirmed the two abductions, including the aid to Atiku being a , but he did not give names.

He gave assurance that the police would do everything to free the abducted people and bring the gunmen to book. (The Nation)