Gunmen Abduct Kogi Chief of Staff’s Mother


Unknown gunmen on Monday evening abducted the mother of Governor Yahaya Bello’s Chief of Staff, Pharmacist Abdulkareem Asuku at her residence in Adavi Local Government Area of the state.

Residents of the new layout in Nagazi community, Adavi LGA where Mrs Seriya Raji resided, told our correspondent that the community was thrown into panic when the gunmen stormed the place around 7:40pm after observing her prayer in a Mosque within her compound.

The abductors, according to the source, were six in number, dressed in black suits with masks holding “Ghana Must Go” bag suspected to have contained some guns and other dangerous weapons.

He said they entered her house through the mosque and whisked her away to a yet- to-be identified destination in the car they came in.

The incident is one out of several others that occurred in the state in the last one month.

Recall that the state Commissioner for Environment, Victor Omofaiye also escaped being kidnapped but sustained gunshot wounds when gunmen opened fire on his vehicle.

The incident occurred between Ikoyi and Iyara at about 5:00 pm on November 28th, 2021.

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