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BREAKING: Police Rescue Niger APC Chairman’s Wife In Borno

BREAKING: Police Rescue Niger APC Chairman’s Wife In Borno

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BREAKING: Police Rescue Niger APC Chairman’s Wife In Borno

The Commissioner of Police , Abdu Umar, confirmed the rescue while handing over the victim to her family in Maiduguri on Thursday.

Borno State Police Command has rescued the wife of an All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman in one of the local government areas of Niger State, Hajiya Habiba, at a motor park in Maiduguri metropolis, Borno State.

Habiba, aged 30 years and wife of APC local government chairman, Usman Bappa, was abducted on June 11, 2022, by four suspected kidnappers from a house in Magama local government area of Niger State

The Commissioner of Police , Abdu Umar, confirmed the rescue while handing over the victim to her family in Maiduguri on Thursday.

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Mr Umar said that Mrs Baffa was abducted from her home in the Tunga area of Minna, the State capital, on Sunday.

According to him: “The attention of men of the command was drawn on Wednesday, at about 1400hrs, by the Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, a woman named Habiba Baffa, was found in Kano motor park.”

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He said that she was rescued and brought to the command, adding “during profiling, it was discovered that she was abducted by four unknown gunmen to an unknown destination only to find herself in Borno”.

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Mr Umar said that the husband was contacted through the help of the victim who came from Niger to reunite with his wife.

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Narrating her bitter experience, Habiba told newsmen that the gunmen stormed her home at about 5 a.m. and asked where her husband was.

She said they also requested a huge amount of money which she gave them.

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“They later asked me to enter their vehicle and took me away. I only woke up to find out that I was in Borno,” she said.

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