Gunmen kidnap INEC official in Adamawa

Suspected kidnappers have abducted a staffer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Adamawa, Ibrahim Hammawa Waziri, security and family sources have said.

A relative of the victim, who does not want his name in print, told reporters on Saturday the incident took place around 1 a.m. on Thursday.

“The gunmen, in their numbers, stormed his house at Shagari quarters in Yola and whisked him away.

”We were all thrown into confusion as a result of the development as people expressed shock by (over) the incident,” the source said.

He said already, the kidnappers have established contact with the family and are demanding N7 million as ransom.

“The kidnappers have called and demanded N7 million ransom but we told them that the kidnapped fellow was the breadwinner…

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