Gunmen kidnap 17-year-old schoolgirl in Abuja


Unidentified gunmen have kidnapped a 17-year-old student of Federal Government College, Rubochi, Abuja.

Gift Abiikor was kidnapped early Tuesday in the presence of other children in the same apartment.

“According to Ahmed Adamu who reported the incident to the police, some armed men stormed his house at about 1 am and abducted one Gift Abiikor who was sleeping on the same bed with his (Ahmed Adamu) children,” FCT police spokesperson, Anjuguri Manzah, said in a statement.

FCT police commissioner, Bala Ciroma, said a manhunt had begun for the gunmen with sights on rescuing the student unhurt.