A director in Federal Housing Authority, Federal Capital Territory, identified as Aondo Ver, was on Thursday abducted from his home, during an attack about 200 metres close to a military base in Pambara in the Bwari Area Council of Abuja.
According to The PUNCH, the bandits who struck around 12.30 am on Thursday, shot indiscriminately, causing panic in the area, before escaping through the bushes with the abductee.
Residents who confirmed the development said that the area that were attacked by bandits, include military personnel, both serving and retired, and civilians.
A source said, “Bandits attacked Pambara Extension over the night, at about 12:30 am today (Thursday), and they abducted one of our neighbours, Mr Aondo Ver, who is a Director in Federal Housing Authority, FCT.
“The attack happened very close to a ‘camp,’ the military base at the entrance of Bwari very close to Pambara Extension.
“The part of Pambara Extension where Mr Ver was kidnapped is just about 200 metres away from the military base. But the kidnappers escaped through the bushes with the victim.”
Tbe spokesperson for the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, as text messages and phone calls to his line were not answered.
Also, the spokesperson for the FCT Police Command, Josephine Adeh, could not be reached for comments as of press time.