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|Tension In Isuikwuato Over Abduction Of Travellers By Suspected Fulani Gunmen by Mgbadike80: 8:29am On Feb 15|
There is palpable tension and
apprehension in Isuikwuato Local
Government Area of Abia State over
the abduction of travellers by
gunmen suspected to be Fulani
The incident occurred Tuesday
evening around 7:00 p.m.
According to a local source, some
strange-looking men suspected to be
Fulani were sighted in the bush
around Onuaku area of the LGA, and
confronted by the locals.
They were said to have left the
vicinity and moved towards the gully
after the Abia State University on the
road towards Isuikwuato town.
The source said the strangers later
waylaid travellers around the gully
erosion site on the road.
They were said to have escaped into
the bush after a confrontation with
The source said the suspects had
already abducted some commuters
before engaging in a gun duel with
“They finally escaped with their
victims,” the source said.
When contacted, the Transition
Committee Chairman of the council,
Mr. Osita Igbe, said it was a case of
suspected kidnapping based on the
briefing by the police but added that
the matter was still under
He said that all the security agencies
are intensifying efforts to apprehend
the fleeing abductors and rescue the
When contacted, the Police Public
Relations Officer in the state, Mr.
Geoffrey Ogbonna, said he would
make inquiries and get back to our
He later called and said it was a
suspected robbery case by bandits,
confirming that a Toyota Yaris car
was recovered from the scene.
He equally noted that the occupants
of the car where nowhere to be found
and were believed to have been
abducted by the suspected bandits.
The PPRO said police men and army
personnel were later drafted to the
scene to comb the bush and for the
rescue of the victims.
He however said he was not aware of
the alleged sighting of strange men
in military camouflage at Onuaku
|Re: Tension In Isuikwuato Over Abduction Of Travellers By Suspected Fulani Gunmen by NairaIand: 8:31am On Feb 15|
Chai! Nigeria is finished
|Re: Tension In Isuikwuato Over Abduction Of Travellers By Suspected Fulani Gunmen by Ay77(m): 8:35am On Feb 15|
Will I ever even go for NYSC service now??
News about Nigeria this days are scary
|Re: Tension In Isuikwuato Over Abduction Of Travellers By Suspected Fulani Gunmen by MetaPhysical: 8:45am On Feb 15|
No tension....Police is on top of the matter!
|Re: Tension In Isuikwuato Over Abduction Of Travellers By Suspected Fulani Gunmen by Mgbadike80: 9:36am On Feb 16|
lalasticlala, this deserves the FrontPage please.
|Re: Tension In Isuikwuato Over Abduction Of Travellers By Suspected Fulani Gunmen by helinues: 9:37am On Feb 16|
Sebi na only Fulani herdsmen dey kidnap for Nigeria now and
Make una kwantinu
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