Army Offers N1m Reward for Abductors of Officer


By John Shiklam

The 1 Mechanised Division of the Nigerian Army, Kaduna, has announced a N1 million reward for anybody with any useful information that could lead to the arrest of the abductors ‎ of Colonel Samaila Inusa who was kidnapped on Saturday.

The military officer, serving with the Nigerian Army School of Infantry, Jaji, near Kaduna, was abducted about 7:30pm when he went to visit his in-laws at the Kamanzo area, near NNPC junction, Kaduna.

Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Abdul Usman, who disclosed this in a telephone interview with THISDAY, said such information would be treated with utmost confidentially.

Usman said the culprits were yet to communicate or demand for any ransom as is common with kidnappers.

Meanwhile, sources said the army authorities have launched a manhunt for the hoodlums.