Friday, 25 November 2016


The 10 kidnap victims who were rescued on Monday have been reunited with their families. 

The victims, who included a seven-year-old girl, were kidnapped separately in Darka and Huni-Gade villages of Kuje Area Council.

The chairman of the council, Alhaji Abdullahi D. Galadima, while handing over the rescued victims to their relatives through the village chiefs, Zachariah Zaki and Ibrahim Kpanaki respectively, on Tuesday, urged the community leaders to always support security agents in tackling crime. 

He said security was a collective responsibility of everybody, hence, everyone had a role to play by contributing or giving useful information to security agents that would help in tackling suspicious people in the society. 

He commended the security operatives for their effort in ensuring that the kidnapped victims were rescued alive and unharmed. 

The chairman said his administration was committed and determined in protecting the lives and property of every individual in the council. 

He thanked the FCT minister, Alhaji Mohammed Musa Bello, for his effort in ensuring urgent security measures were put in place to fast track  the release of the abducted victims. 

Responding, the village chief of Darka, Chief Zaki, appreciated the efforts of the council chairman, Alhaji Abdullahi Galadima, and the FCT Administration in ensuring the quick rescue of the kidnapped victims from the two communities. 

The Rubochi Divisional Police Officer (DPO), SP John Karim, who led the chairman to the community, while addressing residents, urged them to always be vigilant and immediately report any suspicious persons in their communities to security agents and village chiefs. 

Source:Daily Trust

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