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Pastor’s wife and teenage daughters abducted as gunmen break into another home in Abuja

Pastor's wife and teenage daughters abducted as gunmen break into another home in Abuja

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a 45-year-old woman and two of her daughters at Pegi community in Kuje area council of Abuja.

The victims identified as Mrs Oladapo Bukola, her daughters, Moyo Oladapo, 17-years-old, and Glory Oladapo, 14, were kidnapped around 1:04 am on Sunday, September 5. 

It was gathered learnt that the woman’s husband, Pastor Gabriel Oladapo, was out of Abuja when the kidnappers struck.

The trio were abducted two days after a father, Abdullahi Benda, and his 23 year-old son, Jibrin Abdullahi Benda, were kidnapped at Yangoji village, in Kwali Area council, of the FCT.

A resident simply identified as Abednego told Daily Trust that the kidnappers, wielding AK-47 rifles, scaled the fence of the victims’ house at a resettlement area in Zone A, and forced the doors open.

The chairman of Pegi Community Development Association, (PECDA), Mr Taiwo Aderibigbe, who confirmed the abduction of the woman and her daughters, decried incessant kidnaps in the area, urging security agencies to come to the rescue of the residents.

“It is quite worrisome, that Pegi, Kuje, is being targeted by kidnappers and security agencies are not doing much,” the PECDA chairman alleged.

Spokesman of the FCT police command ASP Daniel Y Ndiparya, confirmed the incident, saying efforts were ongoing to rescue the victims.

“Efforts are being made by the command to ensure the victims are rescued.” he added. 

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