By ODITA SUNDAY   Palpable fear has gripped residents of Tunga Maje village, near…

June 24, 2021
15 Views

Gunmen kidnap former lawmaker, others in Abuja hotel 

Posted by News Express | 24 June 2021 | 2 times

Gmail icon


By ODITA SUNDAY

Palpable fear has gripped residents of Tunga Maje village, near Zuba in Abuja over the kidnap of Hon. Friday Sani Makama, Prince Frederick Adejoh and others yet to be identified from their Hilltop Hotel lodge.

While Hon Makama was a former lawmaker in the Kogi State House of Assembly who recently defected from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Prince Adejoh is the Oma Onu Aya of Igala land.

The armed men had shot sporadically into the air causing security guards to scamper for safety and kidnapped the hotel guests and the owner of the Hotel.

Tunga Maje and the notorious Kaduna-Abuja highway has been a den for kidnappers and hoodlums.

The management of the hotel has reported the incident to the police.

Police spokesperson, ASP Mariam Yusuf who confirmed the incident noted that the command has launched manhunt on the abductors.

According to her, “The command has launched a strategic operation to rescue the victims unhurt.” (The Guardian)


Source: News Express


Readers Comments

0 comment(s)

No comments yet. Be the first to post comment.


You may also like…

You may be interested

News

Asian champions Qatar beat El Salvador to reach Gold Cup semis

admin - July 25, 2021

<!-- Asian champions Qatar beat El Salvador to reach Gold Cup semis – ElombahNews HomeSportsAsian champions Qatar beat El Salvador…

Senator Kalu hails Ebonyi State governor, Umahi @58
News
News

Senator Kalu hails Ebonyi State governor, Umahi @58

admin - July 25, 2021

Senator Orji Uzor Kalu Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu has congratulated…

Competing with the self — By Livy-Elcon Emereonye
News
1 views
News
1 views

Competing with the self — By Livy-Elcon Emereonye

admin - July 25, 2021

Have you realized that there is only one you in the whole universe? There is something spectacular about you. There…

Leave a Comment