The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmedthe abduction of four foreign nationals along Kwoi-
Jere road in Kagarko local government area of
Two escorts with the Nigeria Police Force were
reportedly killed by the armed kidnappers, before
the foreigners were abducted.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP
Mukhtar Aliyu confirmed that the foreign nationals
included two Canadians and two Americans.
The Spokesperson said the nationals were said to
be returning to Abuja from Kafanchan, Jema’a
local government area of Kaduna state, adding,
“the kidnappers laid ambush for them and engaged
the the escorts in gun duel which led to the death
of two policemen while the four foreigners were
whisked to unknown destination.”
He said the Command had since swung into action
as it had deployed its anti-kidnap unit and assured
that the abductors would be brought to book.
The officer urged Nigerians to be vigilant and
report any suspected persons or group of persons
to the appropriate authorities.