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Gunmen Abduct Perm Sec In Nasarawa – CP



By Mohammed Baba Busu, Lafia

Alhaji Jibrin Giza, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works in Nasarawa State, was abducted by unidentified gunmen in the early hours of Sunday.

The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Bola Longe, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia.

Longe told NAN that the permanent secretary was abducted by gunmen from his residence at Shabu, a suburb of Lafia, at about 12:40 a.m. to unkown destination.

According to the CP, the DPO in the area has already mobilised some officers and men who are on the trail of the fleeing abductors and their victim.

Longe said he had ordered the DCP Operations, Officer in Charge (OC) of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), OC Counter Terrorism and Commander Police Mobile Force 58 to comb the area to ensure the safe rescue of the victim and arrest of his abductors.

He promised that the command would not rest on its oars until the victim regained his freedom.

Longe said that the abductors were yet to establish any contact with the victim’s family.


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