- Rear Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas discloses that some arrests have been made over the abduction of Alhaji Musa Umar Uba
- Ibas expresses optimism that the traditional ruler and in-law to President Buhari will be rescued soon
- Magajin Garin Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar Uba was kidnapped on May 1, 2019, in Daura, Katsina state
Nigeria’s Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Rear Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas, has given an update concerning the kidnap of President Muhammadu Buhari’s in-law, Magajin Garin Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar Uba.
Magajin Uba, a traditional ruler in the Daura emirate council and husband to the president’s niece, Hajiya Bilki, was kidnapped was kidnapped on May 1. He is still with his abductors nine days after.
Daily Trust reports that Ibas, who spoke with journalists in Abuja after a security meeting with Buhari, reportedly said key suspects in connection with the abduction have been arrested.
“Serious efforts are being made, key suspects have been arrested and it is hoped that in a short while, those behind the heinous crime will be brought to book,” he said.
Legit.ng earlier reported that at the security meeting summoned by Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, May 9, the president ordered the nation’s security chiefs to ensure ‘Nigerians slept with their two eyes closed’ and without fears.
The revelation was made by the Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas, after the meeting held inside the Aso Rock Villa.
Speaking with State House correspondents in Abuja after the meeting, Ibas said they met with the president to give him situation report in the country.
Meanwhile, the presidency recently reacted to the abduction of Alhaji Musa Uba, the district head of Daura, who is also President Muhammadu Buhari’s in-law.
The senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, said the abduction of the president's in-law shows that security agencies are not giving any town preferential treatment.
The president’s spokesman said this during an interview on Kakaaki, a breakfast television programme on AIT.
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