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Gunmen Kidnap Akwanga LG Boss, Andaha, Others In Nasarawa



Gunmen Kidnap Akwanga LG Boss, Andaha, Others In Nasarawa

Gunmen have abducted the Chairman of Akwanga Local Government of Nasarawa State, Safiyanu Andaha.

Apart from the council boss, a renowned philanthropist in the local government, Adamu Umar popularly known as Maccido, was also abducted.

They were kidnapped yesterday night around 8:30pm on their way back from Andaha to Akwanga town, in Nasarawa State.

They were reported to have been abducted along Andaha-Akwanga, as the armed gunmen were said to have appeared from the bush and whisked away the kidnap victims to an unknown destination.

According to an unconfirmed report from a close aide to one of the abductees revealed that the abduction was not unconnected with the local government elections coming up later this year, noting that it was “politically motivated”.

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As at press time, efforts to confirm the abduction from the Nasarawa State Police Command were unsuccessful as messages sent to the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ranham Nansel were yet to be responded to.


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