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Colonel abducted; Army offers N1m reward for any helpful information

Mfonobong Akpan

A senior Army officer serving at the Nigerian Army School of Infantry Jaji in Kaduna State, Colonel Samaila Inusa, was on Saturday night abducted by kidnappers.

The Deputy Director, Public Relations of the One Mechanised Division, Colonel Usman Abdul, disclosed this on Sunday in the Nigeria’s northwest state.

Colonel Abdul said that the Army officer was abducted from his car around Kamazo area, near refinery junction in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The abductors intercepted the officer’s personal car, and later dropped off his wife before leaving with him as they travelled along the Abuja-Kaduna road.

Now, The Nigerian Army has announced a one million Naira cash reward for anyone with useful information that could lead to the rescue of the Colonel.

The reward was contained in a statement issued on Monday by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations Officer of One Division, Colonel Abdul Usman.
The army said it would give adequate protection to anyone who could provide the required information.

It further gave the assurance that such information would be treated with utmost confidentiality.