Gunmen Attack Adamawa Speaker’s Residence, Abduct Two People, Kill Vigilante

Gunmen have attacked the residence of the Adamawa State Speaker, Aminu Iya Abbas, abducted two people, and killed one person.

The gunmen who were resisted by security operatives guarding the place killed one of the security operatives.

It was gathered Friday that the attack on the residence, located in Mbamba, a community in Yola South Local Government Area, occurred on Thursday and was probably targeted at the Speaker, however, he was not at the residence when the gunmen arrived there.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Suleiman Nguroje, who confirmed the incident said, “A certain house was attacked by unknown gunmen who killed a vigilante and went away with two persons.”

He added that Police Commissioner Olugbenga Adeyanju had directed men and officers of the state command to go after the gunmen and ensure the release of the two abducted people.

 

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