Unknown gunmen abduct army officer in Kaduna
Reports suggest that a senior military officer serving with the Nigerian Army School of Infantry, Jaji, near Kaduna, has been kidnapped. The officer, Colonel Samaila Inusa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen in Kaduna. A statement by the spokesman of the One Division of the Nigerian Army, Kaduna, Colonel Usman Abdul, said Inusa was abducted on Saturday about 7:30pm along Kamazo road, near NNPC junction, Kaduna.
Inusa, who was said to have been driving with his wife, were said to have been blocked by the abductors who pulled the wife out of the car, took over his car and drove off with him towards Abuja road. According to the statement by Colonel Usman, “The abductors dropped off his wife and left with him in his car. They car headed towards Abuja. “Anybody with useful information or assistance should please assist in tracking these abductors. They are in a Mercedes Benz GLK Black colour with registration number Abuja, KUJ 154 TZ. “This happened at about 7:30pm on Saturday 26 March 2016.”
The statement requested members of the general public to assist in fishing out the abductors by providing any useful information through the following phone numbers: 08033865572, 08030489203, 08023445961, 07038025282 and 08058130703. The abduction of the army officer came one week after President of the United Church of Christ in Nigeria, Rev Emmanuel Dzigau and two other clergies were abducted on Monday last week along Abuja Road. This Day reports that the clergy men are yet to regain their freedom as their abductors who had earlier demanded for N100 million ransom later reduced their demand to N50 million and threatened to kill them if the money was not paid in time