Gunmen suspected to be militants that have been terrorising Lagosians, introduced a new twist to their activities yesterday, following the abduction of a military personnel at Ijedodo area of Abule-Ado, Lagos.
The identity of the abducted personnel, a Lieutenant, could not be ascertained at press time. Military personnel, belonging to Operation AWATSE, were deployed to the area to curb activities of the militants.
Vanguard gathered that the Lieutenant was kidnapped with his service rifle while on patrol along the axis yesterday evening. His abduction sparked sporadic shootings as a joint force by the Military and Police invaded the creeks and headed for the kidnappers den. Read more