June 19, 2024

Henry Gotip,known as the Executive Chairman of Kanke Local Government Area of Plateau was abducted early Wednesday morning in his Jos residence.Although the gunmen are yet to be identified gunmen ,Plateau Police Command spokesperson, DSP Alfred Alabo confirmed the abduction of the Council Chairman .

He explained that Gotip was abducted at about 1:00 a.m., on Wednesday from his Jos residence in Kwang, Jos South Local Government Area, adding that the Command had deployed armed personnel to track down the criminals and rescue the victim unhurt.”When we received the information on the incident, the Commissioner of Police in the State, Bartholomew Onyeka, directed our armed personnel to track the men of the underworld, arrest the kidnappers and get the victim released unhurt.”In fact, the instruction was that non of the personnel will sleep until they get the victim out”, the PPRO said.

The PPRO assured residents of Plateau that the Command will do everything possible to make the state a crime – free society, and appealed for calm among the citizens.He urged residents to cooperate with the Police in its bid to rid the state of crime and criminality.Also, Maj. Ishaku Takwa, the Media Officer of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), said that military personnel were equally deployed to ensure the safe release of the chairman.

Marvelous Ogidi

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