How UBEC Chairman, daughter were kidnapped along Kaduna-Abuja Road — Police

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How UBEC Chairman, daughter were kidnapped along Kaduna-Abuja Road — Police

The Police Command in Kaduna State has made a confirmation of the abduction of Muhammad Mahmood, the chairman of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), and his daughter, along the Kaduna-Abuja Highway.

The Police stated that Mr Mahmood’s driver died in the attack.

A graphic video seen by our source showed a man who is said to be the late driver in a pool of blood while security operatives and passersby looked on in pity.

The police also said that the attackers of the UBEC Chairman were all dressed in Army uniform, abducted Mr Mahmood and his daughter.

“The attackers opened fire at the vehicles, and in the process the driver of the jeep was shot dead while the chairman of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and his daughter were kidnapped.

An aide to the UBEC chairman, Hussaini Danladi, told our source earlier that the attack occurred in the afternoon.

Rescue efforts currently ongoing – Police

The police made it known that they have mobilized and sent out officers to the area in a bid to arrest the perpetrators and rescue the victims.

 “Combined Teams of PMF Men, Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the Command, Special Forces and Operations Yaki were quickly mobilized to the area with a view to combing the bush for possible rescue of the victims and arresting the criminals. IGP’S IRT was also contacted for technical support in tracking the hoodlums. At the moment, the two vehicles were recovered to station.

“CP Ahmad Abdur-Rahman, who is the Commissioner of Police, made an appeal to members of the public to help and support the Police with meaningful information that could assist in apprehending the perpetrators of this heinous act.

How UBEC Chairman, daughter were kidnapped along Kaduna-Abuja Road — Police

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