in

Gunmen Attacks Adamawa United Bus, Kidnaps Driver On Their Way To Lagos

Players and officials of Adamawa United FC have been attacked and their driver kidnapped.

Unknown gunmen have attacked players and officials of Adamawa United Football Club of Yola, on the Benin-Ore expressway.

Gunmen Attacks Adamawa United Bus, Kidnaps Driver On Their Way To Lagos 1

The incident occurred at about 5.30 am Saturday when the players were travelling for their Week 11 NPFL fixture against the MFM FC in Lagos.

It was gathered that phones, money and other valuables were taken away from the players.

The driver of the bus was said to have been seized and taken with away by the attackers.

According to one of the players, Sadiq Lawan who spoke on phone to Yola from Benin, about eight of the attackers emerged from the bush and swooped on the team, shooting into the air.

READ ALSO  Fruit Seller Caught Using Knife Used In Cutting Watermelon To Scrape His Feet [Video]

“They (attackers) ordered us out, took our money and our phones. It was later we found out that our driver was taken away. We came back to Benin City,” he said.

The Permanent Secretary in the Adamawa State Ministry of Youths and Sports, Alhaji Aliyu Jada confirmed the attack.

He said the kidnappers had contacted the team manager and given him 24 hours to produce N20m for the driver to be released.

KanyiDaily had also reported how a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Valentine Oluchukwu Ezeagu, was abducted by unknown gunmen in Imo State, while travelling for his father’s burial in Aguata, Anambra State.

READ ALSO  Alaafin Of Oyo Welcomes Newborn Baby At Age Of 81 With Youngest Wife, Queen Damilola

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

FG Won’t Pay Any Ransom To Rescue Abducted Kagara Students – Lai Mohammed 9

FG Won’t Pay Any Ransom To Rescue Abducted Kagara Students – Lai Mohammed

Nigerian Military Aircraft Crashes At Abuja Airport, Kills All Seven Personnel Onboard [Video] 10

Nigerian Military Aircraft Crashes At Abuja Airport, Kills All Seven Personnel Onboard [Video]