Gunmen Abduct Wife, Daughter of Plateau Commissioner


Heavily armed gunmen have invaded the residence of Plateau Commissioner, Usman Bamaiyi, abducting his wife and daughter.

The incident happened in the wee hours of Saturday in Gindiri Community of Mangu Local Government Area of the State.

Bamaiyi is one of the aspirants for a seat in the House of Representatives on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

The spokesperson of the Plateau State Police Command, ASP Ubah Gabriel, who confirmed the incident said men of the Command were already on the trail of the abductors to ensure safe rescue and release of the victims.

According to him, “We are aware of the incident, the police has swung into action on the trial of the kidnappers. Investigation is ongoing to save them”.

This is coming barely one week after two pastors were abducted in the area.

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