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NUJ condemns kidnapping of journalists, families from Kaduna

The Kaduna State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists has condemned the kidnapping of its members within the state.

The condemnation was contained in an announcement issued by the council's chairman, Asma'u Halilu, and its secretary, Gambo Sanga, in Kaduna on Sunday.

RexGists On-line earlier reported that some bandits on Saturday night time invaded Dahjonu neighborhood in Millennium Metropolis of Chikun Native Authorities Space of ​​Kaduna State and kidnapped two journalists.

The bandits kidnapped Abdulgafar Alabelewe of The Nation and AbdulRaheem Abdu of Blueprint newspaper, in addition to their wives and kids, at round 10:30pm.

Alabelewe can be the present Chairman of the Correspondents' Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Kaduna State Council.

In line with the assertion, the NUJ described the kidnapping of its members and their households as unlucky and appealed to safety companies within the state to rescue the captives from the den of the abductors.

The assertion mentioned: “NUJ has obtained with shock the brutal and barbaric assault by suspected kidnappers.

'The assault culminated within the abduction of the Kaduna State Correspondents of The Nation Newspaper and Blue Newspaper along with their households from their properties in Danhono space, a suburb of Kaduna, Chikun LGA final night time.

“We strongly condemn the ugly incident and name on the safety companies within the state to swing into motion to rescue the journalists and their households from the den of the abductors.”

The council additionally urged the federal and state governments to think about the safety of lives and properties of residents as a precedence and requested journalists within the state to be vigilant of their day by day actions.

It added: “We implore the federal government in any respect ranges to accentuate efforts to make sure the safety of lives and properties of the residents always.

'The ugly phenomenon of kidnappings in Kaduna and its environs is now rearing its ugly head once more and must be addressed to avert experiences of the current previous.

“The Kaduna State Council of the NUJ has nevertheless referred to as on all practising journalists within the state to be vigilant of their day by day actions whereas praying for the secure return of their kidnapped colleagues and their households.”

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