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Nigerians React, Police Speak On Kidnappers’ Take Over Of Abuja




Police Assure Abuja Residents Of Safety

The Federal Capital Territory, FCT Command of the Nigeria Police Force has debunked social media rumours that the Nation’s capital is under siege by kidnappers.

The assurance follows panic which followed the recent kidnap of some residents in the Asokoro area of Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city.

Social media had been awash with fears that the city was no longer safe.

However, a statement from Anjuguri Manzah, the spokesman of the FCT Police Command, said there is no cause for alarm as the FCT is safe and the Police is ever committed to the protection of lives and property in the city.

The statement notes that, “the Command wants to also inform the public that it has commenced discreet investigation into an unfortunate kidnap case which occurred at Asokoro on Saturday 14th September 2019.

The Police are currently making concerted effort to rescue the victim. “Contrary to speculations on social media about an upsurge in this crime, the Command wishes to correct the notion and inform the public that the aforementioned were the only cases reported to the police, and investigations are in progress.”

Meanwhile, Naija News has captured the reaction of some Twitter users after recent happenings in Abuja.

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