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The Honourable Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Musa Bello, has expressed thanks to Almighty God and the security agencies in the FCT and across neighbouring states for their joint efforts towards the rescue of the 6 persons abducted from the University of Abuja staff quarters at Giri, Gwagwalada Area Council.
Africa Daily News, New York recalls that armed men yet to be identified, invaded the staff quarters of the institution on Tuesday and took away victims.
The abducted, however, regained freedom on Friday following the alleged intervention of security forces.
Reacting, the Minister of FCT in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Anthony Ogunlegr thanked all other government officials, community leaders and the citizens who silently worked behind the scenes in the FCT and the neighbouring communities in determination to see to the rescue of the abducted persons by providing valuable intelligence.
He commended the families of the abductees and the entire University of Abuja community for their patience and collaboration with the security agencies.
He reiterated the importance of citizens’ cooperation with the security agencies for their protection and general wellbeing.
He also reminded residents of the FCT that security was every citizen’s responsibility and urged them to be vigilant and always report any suspected criminal activity to the security agencies or their various community leaders.
He assured residents of increased security surveillance across the Territory and urged them to go about their lawful affairs without anxiety or fear while assuring them of their continuous safety.
AFRICA DAILY NEWS, NEW YORK