Terrorism

Terrorists Abduct FCTA Staff, 14 Others In Abuja

Muhammed Abubakar, Reporting

RAMPAGING terrorists have abducted no fewer than 15 persons 1, 000 Housing Estates along Pegi community in Kuje Area Council of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

The terrorists reportedly invaded the estate on Sunday night, May 14th, around 11.30 pm and shot sporadically into the air, abducting some persons returning from the city.

Taiwo Aderibigbe, the chairman of Pegi Residents Association, said among the persons abducted was a staff of the FCT Department of Development Control under Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC).

“Gunmen abducted 15 persons along the abandoned 14 kilometres Pegi road, out of those kidnapped is one Shuaibu Misa, a staff with the Federal Capital Territory Administration.

“We also observed that the husband of the woman, who sells second-hand clothes at the main entrance to the estate, was among the people kidnapped while they were returning from work.

“The kidnappers have not contacted the families of those abducted at the moment, but we are still trying to identify other residents abducted,” he said.

Confirming the abduction, Mukhtar Galadima, Director FCT Department of Development Control, said, “Yes it is true, one of our drivers by the name Shuaibu Misa was kidnapped and he has not been released.”

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