Govt confirms kidnap of six officials by Boko Haram/ISWAP in Borno


Suspected Boko Haram/ISWAP members have abducted six Borno State Ministry of Works staff along the Chibok-Damboa route.

Commissioner for Works, Arch. Yarima Saleh, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Maiduguri on Thursday.

He said: “It is true that yesterday December 1, we received a tragic report of an attack and kidnapping incident on our staff along the Chibok-Damboa road, in which six of them have been kidnapped.

“However, three of the 6 abducted staff are drivers while two trucks and one Toyota Hilux were seized by the ISWAP.”

According to him “the abducted staff were among the workers constructing Chibok-Damboa road which is in progress.

“We have officially informed their…

Source: Nigerian Tribune

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