- No fewer than ten people in Kaduna state have been rescued by security officials
- The Kaduna state government confirming the development also released the names of the victims
- It would be recalled that gunmen had stormed FAAN quarters where some members of staff and their families were abducted
A report by Premium Times indicates that the Kaduna state government has confirmed that ten people abducted at Kaduna Airport Staff Quarters, Ifira, Igabi local government area have been rescued.
Samuel Aruwan, the state’s commissioner for internal security and home affairs made this known while addressing newsmen.
According to Aruwan, the victims were rescued by the Nigerian Army on Wednesday, March 17.
Legit.ng recalls that unknown gunmen attacked the staff quarters in the wee hours of Saturday, March 6, and whisked away some staff members and their families.
According to locals near the airport, the gunmen were wielding dangerous weapons.
The bandits were reported to have gained access to the quarters through the airport runway at about 12.30 am.
The commissioner speaking further revealed the names of the abducted victims that were rescued:
1. Mr. Ilori Sunday
2. Mrs. Celestina Sunday
3. Miss Beauty Oshaibie Sunday
4. Miss Miracle Sunday
5. Miss Marvelous Sunday
6. Miss Destiny Sunday
7. Mr. Samuel Sunday
8. Miss Deborah Sunday
9. Hajiya Badiyatu Abdullahi Gambo
10. Bilkisu Gambo
The former senator said the attack is an indication that acts of terrorism are spreading to Kaduna city.
Sani described the attack as tragic and unfortunate. He questioned how such a daring attack could occur in an area close to the Airport, security formations, and the Defence academy.
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