Police intensify efforts to rescue Nuhu Ribadu’s brother

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The Adamawa State police command said, on Monday, efforts were being made to ensure that Sani Ribadu, the younger brother of the former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Nuhu Ribadu, is rescued from his abductors.

Sani was the former chairman of Yola South local government area.

The spokesperson of the command, Othman Abubakar, a deputy superintendent of police, who told journalists in Yola, also urged the general public to assist the force with relevant information that would lead to the arrest of the criminals.

Mr. Othman said the abduction was carried out by three gunmen around 6:30p.m, Sunday.

“The three gunmen accosted the former chairman to his farm along Yola-Fufore road and asked him, alongside 12 of his workers, to lie down,” Mr. Othoman said. “But four out of the workers managed to flee the scene leaving Ribadu and eight workers.”

According to him, the gunmen had initially bundled Mr. Ribadu into his Toyota Tundra but suddenly stopped changed their minds. The gunmen transferred him to a white Starlet and escaped through the route leading to Mayo Belwa Local Government.

The police spokesperson said they had intensified surveillance around the area where the crime took place even though they were yet to make any arrest. He urged the public to give the police adequate information that would lead to the arrest of the criminals.

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