October 10, (THEWILL) – Men suspected to be kidnappers abducted a mother and her daughter and attacked the Ngurore Police Station in Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa state.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, who confirmed the incident, said, the criminal gang attacked the station at about 2 a.m on Sunday.
”The suspected kidnappers targeted one Alhaji Umaru of Nasarawo B, a resident of Ngurore town in Yola South LGA.
“The criminals separated into two groups; one attacked the Police station to divert the attention of security operatives, while other group attacked Alhaji Umaru’s house and kidnapped his wife, Hauwa Umaru, and her daughter,” he explained.
DSP Nguroje said the state Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ahmed Barde, has ordered the deployment police mobile force (PMF), counter-terrorism unit (CTU), crack squad and anti-kidnapping units, to restore order.
He said the operational units were expected to carry out confidence-boosting patrols within the hotspots in coordinated operations to rescue the kidnapped victims and apprehend the culprits, adding that the head of the Police Intervention Team, SP Babagana Abubakar, was already on ground to coordinate the police’s investigative operation and rescue response.
Ngurore said the commissioner gave assurances the command is committed to working with patriotic stakeholders to restore public order in Ngurore and other parts of the state.
He called on citizens to go about their normal businesses in a peaceful and law-abiding manner, and report any suspicious person(s) around their neighbourhood to security agencies.