25 people allegedly abducted, marched into the bush as kidnappers strike at Birnin-Gwari road aacquire
– Over 25 people have allegedly been abducted by kidnappers along the Birnin-Gwari-Funtua road
– The chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Birnin Gwari reportedly confirmed the incident
– He called on the authorities to address the problem; stating that the situation had gotten too bad
Kidnappers have allegedly abducted over 25 people along the Birnin-Gwari-Funtua road in Kaduna state.
According to The Cable, sources disclosed that the incident took place on Thursday, May 31, between Kiryoyi and Maganda villages of Birnin-Gwari local government area.
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gathers that vehicles carrying passengers were allegedly stopped by the kidnappers, who then ordered the travelers into the bush.
The incident was reportedly confirmed by the chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Birnin Gwari, Danladi Duniya.
He is quoted to have said: “I am not in a position to say precisely the number of people abducted, but they are many; maybe 25 or more than that. I cannot say, but all passengers in the vehicles were abducted.
“They stopped five vehicles, one of the drivers who was driving a gulf car managed to escape. This is what we go through on the road; and we are pleading with the authorities to help us address this problem.
“People cannot go to farm and they cannot travel, this is too bad.”