KADUNA, Nigeria – 21 people travelling along Kaduna-Kachia road were on Friday evening abducted by unknown gunmen in uniform.
A councillor from Southern Kaduna and few others were able to escape from the abductors and ran through the bush.
Security agencies have not released any information on the situation.
A source said that, “It was in the late hour of Friday; the armed men who came in large numbers dressed in military uniform and abducted 21 persons along Kaduna- Kachia road at Idon village of Kajuru Local Government area of Kaduna State.”
The source further explained that the councillor, and the others that escaped from the kidnappers, later found themselves at Mararraban Kajuru, where they were assisted by the natives.
Meanwhile, the councillor has appealed to government to ensure that security agencies maintained law and order in the area.