According to sources, the kidnappers struck between Kiryoyi and Maganda villages of Birnin Gwari local government area. Naija News also learnt that they reportedly stopped vehicles carrying passengers and ordered the people into the bush.
The chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Birnin Gwari,Danladi Duniya, who also spoke on incident confirmed the incident in a telephone interview.
“I am not in a position to say precisely the number of people abducted, but they are many. May be 25 or more than that I cannot not say; but all passengers in the vehicles were abducted,”
They stopped five vehicles, one of the driver who was driving a gulf car managed to escape. This is what we go through on the road and we are pleading with the authorities to help us address this problem. Danladi said.