By Onimisi Alao, Yola
Gunmen have attacked Ngurore Police Station in Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa State and kidnapped two persons.
Adamawa Police Command, in a statement, explained the twin incidents that happened in the early hours of Sunday.
Adamawa Police spokesman DSP Suleiman Nguroje, who signed the statement, the abducted were members of a family.
He said the police had deployed operatives to restore order.
Nguroje said that the decision followed “the unfortunate attack on Ngurore police station and House of Alhaji Umaru of Nasarawo B that resulted to the kidnap of Hawwa Umaru and her daughter” in the early hours of Sunday.”
Nguroje identified the deployed assets as Police Mobile Force (PMF), Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), Crack Squad and Anti-Kidnapping units.
“The Operational units are expected to carry out confidence-boosting patrols within the hotspots in coordinated operations with the gallant men on the ground to rescue the kidnapped victims and apprehend the culprits,” the Police Public Relations Officer said.
According to him, the Head of the Police Intervention Team, SP Babagana Abubakar, is already on the ground coordinating Police investigative, operational, and rescue responses.
He said the state police commissioner urged citizens to go about their businesses in the most peaceful and law-abiding manner and report any suspicious person(s) around their neighborhoods to the police.