Gunmen Kidnap Abuja Chief Imam, Children

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Scores of gunmen have abducted the Chief imam of Yangoji Central Mosque in Kwali Area Council of Abuja, Abdullahi Abubakar Gbedako.

His two sons, Aliyu Usman Abubakar, 22 and Ibrahim Abubakar, 11, were also abducted with him.

Reports say they were abducted at their home in Abuja around 11:47 pm on Friday.

A family member of the chief imam, who preferred anonymity, disclosed that a contact has been established and the kidnappers are demanding for N10 million as ransom.

Spokesperson of the FCT Police Command, DSP Adeh Josephine, confirmed the kidnap, she said investigations are ongoing and efforts are on by the police and vigilante to rescue the victims.

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