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Gunmen abducted perm. sec in Nasarawa – CP



Alhaji Jibrin Giza, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works in Nasarawa State, was abducted by unidentified gunmen  in the early hours of Sunday.

The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Bola Longe, confirmed the incident to the Nigeria News Agency in Lafia.

Longe told NAN that the permanent secretary was abducted by gunmen from his residence at Shabu, a suburb of Lafia, at about 12:40 a.m. to unkown destination.

According to the CP, the DPO in the area has already mobilised some officers and men who are on the trail of the fleeing abductors and their victim.

Longe said he had ordered the  DCP Operations, Officer in Charge (OC) of  Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), OC Counter Terrorism and  Commander Police Mobile Force 58 to comb the area to ensure the safe rescue of the victim  and arrest of his abductors.

He promised that the command would not rest on its oars until the victim regained his freedom.

Longe said that the abductors were yet to establish any contact with the victim’s family.

Edited By: Olawunmi Ashafa and Isaac Ukpoju

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