Not more than 15 persons were on Saturday kidnapped by unknown gunmen along Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja while their return from Mangoro community in the area council.
H-forbes reporters gathered that the kidnapp incident occured at around 6:00pm while the residents were returning home after going to congratulate the new Education Secretary of the council, Mr Yunusa Zakari.
Former Vice Chairman of the council, Mohammed Baba, Transport officer, SA Media, HOD Food Services and some council legislative members were all victims of the kidnapp.
Their bus was reported to have been hijacked at gunpoint by the kidnappers.
According to our source H-forbes, “The staff went to congratulate the new Executive Secretary and on their way back the kidnappers hijacked the bus and took all of them into the bush.”
Mr Maltida Mari who is the spokesperson for the FCT Police Command had confirmed the incident, adding that they were making efforts to rescue the victims.
On September 10th 2020, recall that 12 individuals were abducted at Tungan Maje, a community on the outskirts of the nation’s capital after gunmen invaded the place.