Gunmen Attack Abuja Community, Kidnap 15 People

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As many as 15 people have been kidnapped in an community.


They were on kidnapped by some gunmen in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, , while coming from Kabi Mangoro community in the area council, according to SaharaReporters.


SaharaReporters reports that the incident happened at 6:00pm while people were returning home after going to congratulate the Secretary of the council, Mr Yunusa Zakari.

Among the victims are former Vice of the council, Baba, Transport Officer, SA Media, HOD Food and some council legislative .

The kidnappers were said to have hijacked their bus and seized all occupants at gunpoint.

A source, who spoke with SaharaReporters, said, “The staff went to congratulate the Executive Secretary and on their way back the kidnappers hijacked the bus and took all of them into the bush.”

Spokesperson for the FCT Police Command, Maltida Mari, confirmed the incident, adding that they were making efforts to rescue the victims.

Recall that 12 persons were on September 10, 2020 abducted at Tungan Maje, a community on the outskirts of nation’ capital, after gunmen invaded the place.