Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped a Senior Army Officer, Col. Samaila Inusa on Saturday, March 26, 2016.
Punch Newspaper reports that Col. Inusa was kidnapped around the Kamazo area in Chikun Local Government of Kaduna State.
Colonel Inusa, it was further reported, was in the company of his wife when the incident occurred.
Said to be serving with the Nigerian Army School of Infantry in Jaji, near Kaduna State, it was gathered that the gunmen dropped off Col Inusa’s wife and zoomed away with him.
Confirming the abduction, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, One-Mechanized Division, Kaduna, Col. Usman Abdul confirmed the incident in a statement issued on Sunday.
The Army spokesman in the statement entitled: ‘A senior army officer abducted-Col. Samaila Inusa’, the spokesman noted that the gunmen whisked the colonel away in a Mercedes Benz GLK Black colour with registration number Abuja, KUJ 154 TZ.
“This is to inform the general public that the above named senior officer of the Nigerian Army serving in Nigerian Army School of Infantry Jaji Kaduna was abducted around Kamazo near NNPC junction, Kaduna.
“The abductors dropped off his wife and left with him in his car. The car headed towards Abuja.
“Anybody with useful information or assistance should please assist in tracking these abductors.
“They are in a Mercedes Benz GLK Black colour with registration number Abuja, KUJ 154 TZ. This happened at about 7:30pm on Saturday 26 March 2016.
“You are please requested to inform the general public on this unfortunate incidence. The following numbers could be reach for further contact.a. 08033865572 b. 08030489203 c. 08023445961, d. 07038025282, e. 08058130703.”