Gunmen Kidnap 3 Health Workers In Nasarawa State

Unknown gunmen on Thursday abducted three officials of the Nasarawa State Primary Health Care Development Agency (NSPHCDA).

They were kidnapped along the Nasarawa-Toto Road, Nasarawa State. The State Public Relations Officer of the Police Command, Kennedy Idrisu, who confirmed the incident said the three officials were traveling in a white Toyota Hilux van when the gunmen pounced on them at Bugan-Gwari village, at about noon.

“The abductors seized the workers and took them to an unknown destination” Idrisu said. He added that the victims were on an official assignment from Lafia to Gadabuke in Toto Local Government, when they were abducted by the gunmen.

He added that a joint police and military team, in collaboration with the local vigilante, had been mobilized to the area to rescue the victims and possibly arrest the abductors

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