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Gunmen abduct four women in Nasarawa

Gunmen on Wednesday attacked Suleiman Abubakar, Chairman of Correspondents’ Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists in Nasarawa State and abducted his wife, Yahanasu Abubakar.


Suleiman told the News Agency of Nigeria that the incident happened around 7:00 p.m. along Gudi-Garaku road in Akwanga Local Government Area of the state.


According to Suleiman, the gunmen shot at the union bus they were travelling in from Keffi, where his wife had gone to register at the National Youth Service Corps orientation camp.


He said the bus ran into a ditch after it was shot at and that was when the gunmen boarded the bus, abducted his wife, the wife of a former state assembly member, who was on the bus as well as two other women from another vehicle during the attack.


Meanwhile, ASP Samaila Usman, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, said the command had mobilised officers to the area to search and rescue the abducted women.




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