Gunmen attacks journalist, kidnap wife alongside three other women in Nasarawa

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Gunmen attacks journalist, kidnap wife alongside three other women in Nasarawa

Gunmen attacks journalist, kidnap wife alongside three other women in Nasarawa

Yesterday, some gunmen attacked the Chairman of Correspondents’ chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Nasarawa State, Suleiman Abubakar, and abducted his wife, Yahanasu Abubakar.

Mr. Suleiman told our source that the incident occurred at about 7pm along Gudi-Garaku road in Akwanga Local Government Area of the state.

According to him, the gunmen opened fire at the union bus they were travelling in from Keffi, where his wife went to register at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp.

He made it known that the bus ran straight into a ditch after it was shot at while the gunmen rushed at them, took away his wife, the wife of a former state assembly member, who they gave a lift as well as two other women from another vehicle during the attack.

The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Samaila Usman, stated that the command ahd put together some officers to the area to search and rescue the abducted women.

 

 

 

Gunmen attacks journalist, kidnap wife alongside three other women in Nasarawa

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