Abuja, the federal capital was on edge at the weekend as news spread on the social media about series of kidnappings in the metropolis.
Five persons were reportedly snatched by hoodlums for yet unknown reasons. The victims were listed as a lecturer with Base University, Abuja; two unidentified teenagers returning from Islamiyyah school at 6 pm in Wuse Zone 6; Mrs Hannah Azuibuike abducted about 8.30 pm near Habiba Plaza , Maitama and Ai’shat Umar Ardo who was kidnapped at 7.45 pm. Her father, Dr. Umar Ardo said Ai’shat, 24, was kidnapped at Blinkers Shopping mall, along Nkwame Nkuruma crescent, Asokoro around 7:45pm, Saturday.
Plocie authorities said only two persons – the lecturer and Ai’shat were kidnapped and that they have been rescued. There were no other details.