Gunmen Unleash Terror On Abuja, Kidnap Ex-Lawmaker, Eight Others


By Femi Stephen

“Unknown gunmen” have stormed Hilltop International Premium Hotel at Tunga-Maje in Gwagwalada Area of the Federal Capital Territory where they kidnapped a former of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Friday Makama, and eight others.

The gunmen who were reportedly up to 15 in number stormed the hotel at about 11:27 pm on Wednesday when Makama and some of his kinsmen had gathered at the hotel to plan for a community reconciliation meeting.

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Police spokesperson for the FCT, Mariam Yusuf who confirmed the incident said that the command had launched a strategic operation to rescue the victims.


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