Gunmen kidnap AEDC staff in akwanga demand 10Mn.

A staff of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) Akwanga Area office in Nasarawa State, Adamu Usman, was on Sunday late evening abducted by unknown  gunmen suspected to be kidnappers along Akwanga- Keffi-Abuja highway.

An eye-witness who disclosed this to us, said the AEDC staff was returning from Keffi, where he went for official assignment and was kidnapped at about 5.30pm.

The source said Adamu and other victims ran into the hoodlums who opened fire on them forcing them to stop and were later made to lye face down.

The incident happened at the-same flash point where five policemen were ambushed and two killed by gunmen last Friday, around Mandara village.

According to him, the gunmen seized their victims including the AEDC staff, whisked him away and abandoned his personal car at the scene of the incident.

A source from the AEDC office in Akwanaga, disclosed  that the kidnappers had gotten in touch with the family of their victim and his office and demanded N10 million ransom.

When contacted police spokesman in the state, Kennedy Idrisu, who confirmed the incident said the police was still investigating the matter.


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