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Gunmen abduct seven children, guard, housewives in Abuja orphanage

1/25/2021 5:40:00 AM

Gunmen abduct seven children, guard, housewives in Abuja orphanage

Adelani Adepegba, AbujaSUSPECTED kidnappers have abducted seven children from the Rachael’s Orphanage Home, Abaji Area Council, Abuja.The gunmen also abducted a security guard identified as Joseph Mathew, including two housewives; Rukaiyyat Salihu, and Suwaiba Momoh, during the attack on Saturday.

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While the police claimed they had rescued one of the hostages, it added that efforts were being intensified to free others still held captive.The names of the abducted orphans were given as Elizabeth Andrew, Dayo Udeh, Jacob Ukpas, Melody Ijeh, Benard Itim, Issac Mathew and Laruba Emmanuel.

Police sources said the attackers forcefully entered the orphanage and whisked away their victims to an unknown location.A resident of the area, Mohammed Nurudeen, who was shot in the thigh, explained that the gunmen abducted his wife at gunpoint and also shot him.

He said, “The men came at midnight while we were sleeping and forced me to open the door threatening to kill us if we refused to obey their orders. They shot me and took away my wife. I appeal to the security agencies and the government to assist in rescuing my wife unhurt from the gang.”

But the Federal Capital Territory command said it had launched a rescue operation for the kidnappers, assuring that the victims would be released soon.The police spokesperson, ASP Maryam Yusuf, said, “We are working hard to rescue them and apprehend the perpetrators. Already, we have rescued one of the hostages and we want to assure that the rest would also be rescued unhurt,” she stated on Sunday.

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avoriopulito So Buhari can't just resign and let there be peace in this country What’s all diz now... Ehn Why are all government appointees being paid from taxpayers money if they can’t advise the President rightly but enjoy seeing the country wrecking day by day, I call on them to resign in shame Orphanage again? Haba! These terrorists have no shame at all. It feels almost as if they are not human. 😠😠

What the f*** What kind of a country are we nitori Olorun? Who will now bail out the orphans? Same abuja where our president is. Why is the FG using the life innocent citizens to play. May God help us This extent?🤔🤔 Bad News everyday Ọghẹnẹ🙆🏿‍♂️ Wawu Buhari secured the country Phase 2 of the boko haram/herdsmen plan !!!

Even in Abuja, this people(present govt) should pity Nigeria and step down nah, wetin be their plan abi them wan cripple the whole country, In other countries people do resign if they fail to do what that they should or they will b impeached but in Nigeria NO, nothing is working God save my country Orphans wey Na only God dey fight their battle...Those Gunmen are in for it🙄🚶🏽‍♂️

Orphanage nitori olorun 🤦🤦. Each day is one bad news on top another. Our leaders are just using the innocent citizens as pawns in their crazy political games 😩😩 God help us🙏🙏 God help my country This is madness. How did we get here? There is no day we won't have one security incident in the news. It is now free for all kidnapping & no longer who is next but when. Those in power still deceiving themselves that they can build on a faulty foundation becos of selfish reasons

This is serious my people, let's just pray they don't kidnap our own. But what will gun men be doing with small children? Why can't they take those that have made this country useless? Take them and their children to anywhere and leave the poor masses alon Jesu, FCT is not safe again, orphanage home, it an NGO , who will pay for their ransom. God pls this country need quick solution to all these securities problems

The activities of this evil men is getting worse Gunmen seff una no de tire? One day gun men go enter zoo kidnap lion. I pray make the lion hungry that day. Everywhere you turn, bad news from this country Sex trafficking Orphanage out of all places. Ah This is happening in the FCT, No one is safe... EndBadGovernanceinNIGERIA

This is the sad news you like to share to the public, or the terrorist overrun our military, but for you to talk about the successes of the military, it's very hard on you, cos you're disappointed HQNigerianArmy NigAirForce are dealing with the infidels badly. Shame on you all Shey the gunmen senses have been kidnapped by Satan .. Like wtf why nau !

What's happening here?with all the security apparatus 🤔NGRPresident AmnestyNigeria SaharaReporters Orphanage again? Why are people this wicked 😠