Suspected Boko Haram members abduct the best man and groom in Borno

A UN World Food Programme staff and his colleague from the International Committee of the Red Cross have been abducted by a Boko haram sect.

According to a report, they were kidnapped by the Islamic State West Africa  Province, on Wednesday at an illegal checkpoint close to Jakana Village. 

The victims were a groom and his best man, who were besieged and captured as they were returning from the wedding in neighboring Adamawa State and were stopped at an illegal checkpoint at about 12.30 pm.

The UN in their internal memo on Wednesday disclosed the information to its staff, “UN national staff embarking on a private trip… NSAG(non-state armed group)”. 

The UN in an internal memo released on Wednesday, informed its staff about the abduction of a “UN national staff embarking on a private trip… by NSAG (non-state armed group)”. 

ISWAP said on Friday that it captured“two Christians working for the Red Cross organisation”. The group revealed that the incident occurred at a checkpoint between the village of Mainok and Maiduguri.


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