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Terrorists abduct former Nasarawa deputy governor Gyewado from his village

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Former Nasarawa Deputy Governor Onje Gyewado has been kidnapped in his village in the Wamba local government area of the state by unknown gunmen.

The commissioner of police, Nasarawa State Police Command, Maiyaki Baba, said the command is intensifying its search to rescue Gyewado, who was the deputy governor between 1999 and 2003 under former Governor Abdullahi Adamu.

A statement by the command PPRO, Rahman Nansel, said: “The Commissioner of Police, Nasarawa State Command, Maiyaki Baba, has reassured the general public, especially the family of Onje Gye-wado, that efforts are ongoing to rescue the victim, who was abducted by yet-to-be Identified hoodlums in the early hours of Friday, as Police tactical operatives have intensified search and rescue operations.”

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“Information received by the command indicated that on 7/4/2023 at about 12:30am, unknown gunmen invaded Gwagi village in Wamba LGA, broke into the residence of one Onje Gye-wado, and abducted him to an unknown destination.”

“Upon receipt of the information, police operatives attached to Wamba Division swiftly moved to the scene, but the hoodlums had fled with the victim before their arrival.

“The Commissioner of Police further mobilized and deployed reinforcement, comprising Police tactical teams, military personnel, vigilantes, and local hunters, to complement the ongoing search to rescue the hostages in good health and arrest the perpetrators of the act.

“The Commissioner of Police, therefore, calls on anyone with useful information that will enable the police to succeed in the rescue operation to call the following telephone numbers: 09115629178, 09067877096, 08112692680, and 08104441179.”

(omayowa@globalfinancialdigest.com; Newroom: +234 8033 964 138)

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