- Gunmen have reportedly abducted a female teacher in Abuja.
Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a female teacher at Government Secondary School (GSS), Kuje, Abuja.
The victim identified as Mrs Daramola Onyeaka Matina, EKO HOT BLOG gathered, was abducted inside her residence at Shadadi community in Kuje Local Council.
A family member of the victim, who declined to be named, disclosed that the abduction occurred in the early hours of Tuesday.
The family member added that the gunmen broke into her residence around 12:34am.
“They gained access into her residence through the back door. They used a sledgehammer and axe to destroy the door, while others stood outside and surrounded the house. She was whisked away at gunpoint,” the source said.
He further stated the family has been able to establish contact with the abductors who are demanding N10 million ransom.
“Actually, a contact was established with her abductors late Tuesday, they were demanding N10 million ransom, even though, negotiation is still ongoing,” he disclosed.
As gathered by EKO HOT BLOG, the incident was confirmed by the Kuje branch secretary of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Comrade Shamaki Nathan Magaji, noting that the branch has informed the state union about the incident.
The spokesperson of the FCT Police Command, ASP Maryam Yusuf, could not be reached for comment as of the time of writing this report.
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