The abducted residents
The family members of the victims who were abducted by unknown gunmen in Yewuti community in the Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja have shared their photos while praying for their safe return.
It was reported that gunmen suspected to be kidnappers abducted no fewer than 29 persons, including men, housewives and children on Tuesday night, April 25, 2023.
It was gathered that two housewives, Mrs. Zainab Umar and Mrs. Aisha Zubairu, escaped from their abductors while being led into the bush.
The gunmen reportedly raided eight houses and whisked away the residents into the bush.
The immediate vice chairman of the council, Alhaji Zubairu Jibrin Yewuti confirmed the incident, stating that his younger brother, Idris; two of his elder brothers’ wives and a child were among the victims.
Those whisked away by the kidnappers include Idris Mohammed, Abdullahi Zubairu, Sani S. Magani, Peter Modu, Ibrahim Mamman, Yellow Abdulrasheed, Musa Suleiman, Simbiya Ishaku, Sumaiya Ibrahim, Muktari Yunusa and Mohammed Yeluwa and Rahmat Shagari.
Others are Sumaiya Abubakar Yelwa, Mohammed Yelwa, Maimuna Muhammad, Hussaini Ya Nda Agyana, Hamza Ibrahim, Lantana Yunusa, Nabila Agyana, Rufai Salihu, Nafisa Aminu, Kasimu Adamu, Abako Adamu, Abdulyakin Aliyu, Lukman Aliyu, Rahina Audu, Abdulrazak Usman, Sadiya Usman, Darius Samuel and Japheth Osu.
Here are photos of some of the victims…