Boko Haram Terrorists raze Church, abduct 15 Girls in Chibok.

Written by on January 22, 2022

A church has been razed and 15 girls abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in a village near Chibok local government of Borno state, following an attack on Thursday night.

A local vigilante was also killed during the attack.

The name of the village is Pemi, the same area where a Pastor, Bulus Yukura, was kidnapped in December 2020.

The assailants targeted the community church EYN NO 1 Pemi.

Those abducted were picked from houses around the church; the girls are between the ages of 10 to 13, according to villagers.

Chibok local government is located in the southern axis of the State.

These attacks have become common in Chibok and environs, with many unreported which security sources attribute to its proximity to the Sambisa forest.

Seun Fakorede

—— Gunmen abducts Commissioner in Bayelsa State.

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted the Commissioner for Industry, Trade and Investment in Ogbia Local Government Area Bayelsa State, Federal Otokito.

Police authorities in the state confirmed Otokito’s abduction on Friday in a statement, barely a day after the incident took place.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Bayelsa, Asinim Butswat, revealed that the commissioner was abducted on Thursday night at Otuokpoti, a riverine community in Ogbia Local Government Area of the state.

He explained that the gunmen, stormed Otokito’s residence in Otuokpoti at about 11pm and later whisked away in a waiting speedboat to an unknown destination.

The PPRO explained further that the Command has launched a manhunt for the rescue of the victim and the arrest of the suspects.

Ango Bally

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