Nigeria Immigration Officer, Wife, Two Others Get Kidnapped In Abuja

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Alhaji Abdulahi Idris Rakieu, a retired Assistant Comptroller of Immigration, has been in alongside his , another member of the family, and Olushola Agun, SaharaReporters .

SaharaReporters gathered that the , said be of Fulani extraction, stormed the town, Tungan Maje around midnight on Sunday, and shot indiscriminately into the air before gaining access into the victims’ residence.

A source told SaharaReporters that the , which lasted about three hours, was carried out by dressed in military uniform and speaking Hausa and Fulani (Fulfulde) languages.

Some had in October 2020 carried out a in Tunga Maje, abducting 20 people.

According the source, “They an immigration officer, his and another member of his family Mr. Olushola Agun, all in the same location along Bethel Road. The gunshots were better imagined as they were shooting sporadically for three hours.

“In all, they took four people, from the first and three from another.”

On Wednesday, a Punch journalist, Okechukwu Nnodim, was also in and was released on Sunday, showing the Federal Capital Territory is also safe despite being the seat of the Nigeria government.