Gunmen hijack spouse and child of Atiku’s security detail

Some presumed hijackers who raged Yolde Pate people group in Yola South nearby government territory of Adamawa State on Monday, November 23, have kidnapped the spouse and child of a security detail of previous Vice President Atiku Abubakar. 

It was claimed that the firearm employing criminals who raged the rural area, had “free tasks” for almost 30 minutes. Observers asserted that they came for Atiku’s security detail, however took his significant other and child when they didn’t meet him.

According to an eyewitness to The Nation Newspaper:


“The kidnappers believed that the police personnel, being so close to Atiku, would have money, so they went for him but took his wife and son when they did not find him.”


 While confirming the incident, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, 
Adamawa police spokesperson said:  

“The state commissioner of police has ordered that those abducted be rescued.

“We want residents to always help in giving timely and useful information that could help in tracking down the undesirable elements plaguing our society.

“Security is for all.”

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