Militants, abductors

Gunmen abduct two Chinese workers in Nasarawa

By Hakeem Lafia, Lafia

The Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has announced the abduction of two Chinese attached to West African Polaris Investment have been kidnapped in Agada village in  Nasarawa Local Government area of the state.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Ismail Noman, told news men on Saturday in Lafia that, XJieng AI Jung (50) and Wenso Ping (45), were ambushed by unknown gunmen at 2:28pm on the their way to Abuja.

He said although the gunmen were still at large, police had started moves to track them.

Norman said security operatives in collaboration with vigilante groups, local hunters and community leaders have also been involved in the search for the victims.

“The state Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq-Bello, has directed that the search team should do everything possible to ensure that the victims are rescued,’’ he said.

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