Gunmen kidnap Plateau Commissioner’s wife and daughter

Gunmen kidnap Plateau Commissioner's wife and daughter
Gunmen kidnap Plateau Commissioner’s wife and daughter

In the early hours of Saturday, gunmen stormed the home of Plateau State Commissioner of Environment, Usman Bamaiyi, kidnapping his wife and children.

When the armed group invaded the residence in Gindiri village of Mangu Local Government Area of the state, it’s unknown if the commissioner was at home.

ASP Ubah Gabriel, a spokesman for the Plateau State Police Command, confirmed the event and added that personnel from the command were already on the trail of the abductors to secure the victims’ safe recovery and release.

This comes less than a week after two pastors were kidnapped in the region.

Sani Musa, a community source who talked to our correspondent, stated that bandits are encircling the Gindiri region.

The Plateau incident came less than a week after bandits killed the son of a serving commissioner.

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