Bandits assault Kaduna Airport; abduct FAAN personnel, relatives

By GARBA MUHAMMAD, Kaduna

Folks suspected to be bandits and armed with unhealthy weapons are acknowledged to hold attacked the personnel quarters of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at Kaduna World Airport.

It’s not but saunter how they won receive valid of entry to into the quarters but residents of the village bordering the airport acknowledged some personnel of FAAN dwelling in the quarters who managed to receive away reported that some personnel with their households had been kidnapped by the bandits.

One among them, Abubakar Sani, build the choice of those kidnapped at 11, among them a staffer of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), with his complete family, and a accomplice and child of a staffer of the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET).

“Two homes had been attacked all the most reasonable seemingly scheme throughout the quarters and they later moved to the airside of the airport around 2am at the novel time (Saturday).

“The build is as tainted as that. Many folk the villagers hold left the village and hold evacuated their households this morning. Even the final airport personnel are leaving for a protected bother. The extra or much less gunshots we heard is terribly upsetting,” a staffer of one amongst the companies, who pleaded anonymity, acknowledged.

When contacted, ASP Mohammed Jalige, Spokesperson, Kaduna Disclose Police Show, acknowledged he turn out to be not responsive to the assault but would produce findings.

“I am attending a programme now. I will produce my inquiries and receive relief to you later in the afternoon,” he acknowledged.

An legit of FAAN who insisted he would not desire his name mentioned because he doesn’t hold the legit permission to produce so, confirmed the assault.

“Yes, there turn out to be an assault by bandits at the airport quarters around 2am. There turn out to be an change of fireside between the bandits with a combined group of the navy and air power operatives.

“They kidnapped 11 personnel of some companies, in conjunction with their households. It’s not correct; the bandits failed to assault any allotment of the most predominant airport – they finest fled through a allotment one day of the change.

“Our nationwide headquarters would possibly well maybe simply give legit assertion anytime,” the legit acknowledged.

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