Nasarawa Police are hunting for kidnappers of LG Chairman

The Nasarawa State Police Command has initiated a comprehensive manhunt for armed individuals responsible for the kidnapping of Safiyanu Isa-Andaha, the chairman of the Akwanga Local Government Area in the state.

DSP Ramhan Nansel, the public relations officer for the state police, disclosed this information to the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Lafia.

Police Commissioner’s Response: The state police commissioner, Umar Nadada, has taken swift action by deploying troops to track down the perpetrators and secure the release of both the abducted chairman and another individual.

The urgency of the situation underscores the gravity of the incident and the commitment of the law enforcement agencies to ensure the safety of the victims.

Incident Details and Collaborative Efforts: According to the police spokeswoman, the incident occurred in Ningo village, Akwanga LG, around 8:30 p.m.

The police, in collaboration with other security agencies, are actively pursuing the kidnappers.

Their primary objective is to secure the safe release of the council chairman and the other individual who fell victim to the abduction.

Public Appeal for Assistance: DSP Ramhan Nansel made a public plea for assistance, urging the community to provide crucial information that could aid in the swift release of the kidnapped individuals and the apprehension of the suspects.

This appeal is particularly directed at residents of nearby villages, emphasizing the importance of collective efforts in combating criminal activities and ensuring community safety.

Background of the Kidnapping: The incident unfolded on Monday night in Ningo village along Andaha – Akwanga Road, where Safiyanu Isa-Andaha and another local resident, Adamu Custom, were abducted around 8:30 p.m.

The circumstances surrounding the kidnapping remain under investigation as law enforcement intensifies efforts to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Conclusion: As the Nasarawa State Police Command intensifies its manhunt, the incident serves as a reminder of the ongoing challenges posed by criminal activities.

The collaboration between law enforcement and the community is crucial in ensuring a swift and effective resolution to such cases and maintaining the overall security of the region.

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