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Again, gunmen abduct mother, 2 teenage daughters in Abuja


A mother and her two teenagers daughters have been reportedly abducted by some gunmen in Kuje area council, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja on Sunday.

The gunmen broke into the house of the family in the early hours of Sunday around 1:04 am taking away the 45 year-old woman, Mrs Oladapo Bukola, and her two her daughters; Moyo Oladapo, 17 years old, and Glory Oladapo, 14 years old.

The abduction took place at Pegi community in Kuje area council of Abuja, according to Barristerng.com.

This is coming barely two days after a father, Abdullahi Benda, and his 23 year-old son, Jibrin Abdullahi Benda, were kidnapped at Yangoji village, in Kwali Area council, of the FCT.

A resident identified as Abednego said the kidnappers, stormed the victim’s house at a resettlement area in Zone A with AK-47 rifles.

He said the kidnappers scaled the fence of the victims’ house and forced the doors open.

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The chairman of Pegi Community Development Association, (PECDA), Mr Taiwo Aderibigbe, confirmed the abduction of the woman and her daughters while speaking with our reporter over the phone.

The PECDA chairman decried incessant kidnaps in the area, urging security agencies to come to the rescue of the residents.

“It is quite worrisome, that Pegi, Kuje, is being targeted by kidnappers and security agencies are not doing much,” he alleged.

Daily Trust learnt that the woman’s husband, Pastor Gabriel Oladapo, was out of Abuja when the kidnappers struck.

The spokesman of the FCT police command ASP Daniel Y Ndiparya, confirmed the incident, saying efforts were ongoing to rescue the victims.

“Efforts are being made by the command to ensure the victims are rescued,” the medium quoting ASP Ndiparya.

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