In Nige, APC Chairman kidnapped and rescued by the police


On Saturday, the Niger State Police Command announced that the abducted APC Zone C Chairman, Aminu Bobi, had been rescued from his captors.

DSP Wasiu Abiodun, the command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), revealed this in a statement issued in Minna on Saturday.

According to Abiodun, the chairman was rescued around 3:30 p.m. on Friday in the Igwama forest, Bobi district, Mariga Local Government Area of the state.

“The victim was rescued from the woods, debriefed, and taken to the General Hospital in Kontagora for medical treatment, while efforts to find the perpetrators continue.

“It is also worth noting that suspected armed men attacked the victim and his driver, Nasiru Bobi, on their way to their farm on Ukuru road in Bobi district area of Mariga LGA on August 7 around 14:30 hours (2:30 pm.).

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“The assailants shot the driver in the leg and fled, while the chairman was kidnapped,” Abiodun said.

The command, according to Abiodun, has dispatched a joint police, army, and vigilante team to the area to track down the gunmen.

The driver was later rescued and taken to Kontagora General Hospital, where he received medical treatment, he said.

Abiodun enlisted the help of the locals to ensure that the students of Mallam Salihu Tanko Islamiyya Tagina were also rescued safely.

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