WIFE AND CHILD OF NIGERIAN JOURNALIST ABDUCTED BY KIDNAPPERS AND WITNESS KILLED

 

It was reported by  News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the media reporter’s  Nasir Birnin-Yero,’s ( with Voice of America kaduna)  family was abducted, by about 30 armed men , attacked his residence in Birnin Yero, near Kaduna at about 1:30 a.m.

A witness with Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) was shot at site.

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Mr, Birnin-Yero said

“They came to my house at about 1:30 a.m. I was not at home then, but they forced themselves into my house and asked my wife of my whereabouts and she told them I was not at home.

“They vandalised my television set and refrigerator before taking my wife and son insisting that they must take them to where I was.

“One of my neighbour’s, who works with the FRSC, Sabitu Abdulhamid, was shot dead by the kidnappers when he rushed out in an attempt to save my family.

“The kidnappers have not made any contact yet,” “I am just coming back from the burial. It is a sad day for members of his family and the entire FRSC family, “the sector commander

“The soldiers arrested and handed them over to the police in Badagry, while Corps Marshal of FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has expressed appreciation to the gallant officers and commended them for their bravery,’’ Kazeem said

 

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