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Gunmen Kidnap Former Kogi Lawmaker In Abuja




Again, Gunmen Kidnap Catholic Priest In Imo Community

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped a two-term former member of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Friday Sani Makama, from a hotel in Abuja.

Makama represented Igalamela Odolu State constituency on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP while he was in the House.

It was learned that Makama was abducted alongside others on Thursday, when the heavily armed men stormed the Hilltop hotel located in Tugun Maga village, in Zuba area of the FCT.

The armed men shot sporadically into the air to scare away the security men on guard and kidnapped the owner of the hotel and the guests.

Confirming the story, the manager of the Hotel, Adejoh Maquile, said there were signs of blood on the ground and they could identify who among the victims sustained the injury.

Meanwhile, one person has been reported killed when bandits attacked Madaka area of Kachia town in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State Wednesday night.

Not less than 12 persons were also injured during the attack, Naija News learnt.

It was gathered that the bandits attacked the community around 11pm in the night.

A community leader quoted by Daily Trust confirmed that one person was killed in the attack.

The incident was also confirmed by the Kaduna State Police Command, saying at least 12 people who sustained injuries are receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital.

However, the State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, said he could not ascertain if anyone was abducted during the attack.

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