Suspected gunmen have invaded Rachael’s Orphanage Residence reverse UBE Junior Secondary Faculty in Naharati, Abaji Space Council, Abuja, and kidnapped seven orphans.
In keeping with Each day Belief, three individuals, which consists two housewives, Rukaiyyat Salihu, Suwaiba Momoh and Momoh Jomih, who reside behind the orphanage dwelling had been additionally kidnapped by the gunmen.
The names of the kidnapped orphans had been give as Elizabeth Andrew, Dayo Udeh, Jacob Ukpas, Melody Ijeh, Benard Itim, Issac Mathew and Laruba Emmanuel, and the safety guard of the house, Joseph Mathew.
A resident of the world, who most popular anonymity, mentioned the gunmen, who got here in giant numbers, stormed the orphanage dwelling on Saturday round 1:am.
He mentioned the gunmen suspected to be kidnappers pressured the principle gate opened and went straight into the orphans’ rooms and whisked seven of them alongside the guard at gunpoint.
“The gunmen got here in giant numbers, closely armed, regardless that they didn’t shoot as they carried out the operation quietly earlier than they proceeded to neighbours homes,” he added.
A person, Mohammed Nurudeen, whose spouse, Rukaiyyat Salihu, was kidnapped by the gunmen, mentioned the gunmen forcefully opened the door and whisked his spouse away at gunpoint.
Throughout the operation, he was shot by one of many Kidnappers.
The FCT police command spokesperson, ASP Maryam Yusuf, who confirmed the incident, mentioned that solely six individuals had been kidnapped whereas one particular person has been rescued.
She assured that males of the drive have been deployed to the forest to make sure the remaining victims’ secure return