Gunmen Abduct Wives of Commissioner in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Commissioner of Police, Abubakar Sadiq-Bello has confirmed the abduction of the wives of Nassarawa State Commissioner of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Aliyu Tijani, by gunmen.
He said the incident took place in the Commissioner’s residence on Friday night in Lafia, the state capital .
Sadiq-Bello said the police was on the trail of the kidnappers and they would soon be apprehend.
“We are aware of the abduction and as we speak now, we have gotten informaation about their location and we are closing in on them,” he said.
When contacted on phone, Tijani said the family has not been contacted by the kidnappers.
“As I speak with you now, we do not know where my wives are being kept and no one has contacted us. We shall continue to pray for their freedom,” Tijani said.
Meanwhile, an eye witness said that the gunmen numbering about 10 stormed the house in Nasarawa town, at about 8pm, Thursday.
He said the gunmen shot sporadically into the air before whisking away the women in their vehicles.

Author: News Editor

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