Gunmen abduct Adamawa district head’s family members

Gunmen have invaded the family house of the district head of Mayo Farang in Mayo Belwa local government area of Adamawa State who doubles as Sarkin Noman Adamawa, Ardo Mustapha Ardo Ahmadu in the wee hours of Tuesday going away with four members of the family.

According to information by an eyewitness, the gunmen in their numbers stormed the residence of the monarch between 1:00 am to 2:00 am on Tuesday and shot the security personnel manning the house.

The eyewitness added that after shooting the security personnel, the gunmen broke the house and whisked away four members of the family.

A source said the monarch was lucky not to be around when the incident happened as such he was not among those kidnapped.

The witness narrated that “The gunmen stormed the area between 1:00 am and 2:00 am. On their arrival, they shot the security man manning the gate and forcefully entered the compound. They whisked away four members of the family,”

Confirming the development, the spokesman of Adamawa State police command, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje said that the police are on the trail of the hoodlums.

He noted that four members of the family have been kidnapped while the security man who was shot is currently receiving treatment.

Nguroje also said that the police will not rest on its oars until the victims are freed and assailants apprehended.

In the same vein, the Adamawa State coordinator of the National Land Development Authority (NALDA), Zakaria Kraha has been kidnapped at Nguroje.

Kraha was reportedly kidnapped while returning from Benue State to Adamawa at Ngurore, in Yola South local government, a family source told Tribune Online.

But the police image maker, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje could not confirm the abduction of the NALDA boss as he said he is yet to be briefed.


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