Gunmen suspected to be Bandits opened fire on a divisional police station at Ngurore in Adamawa state in the early hours of Sunday 10th October 2021. The gunmen attack the Ngurore police station in a large number with Hilux vans and motorcycles.
According to Sahara reporters, the bandits divided themselves into two groups in other to succeed in their operation. Some of the bandits went to the police station, while the other group went to the house of Alhaji Umaru.
The bandits successfully kidnapped the wife of Alhaji Umaru and the daughter of Alhaji Umaru as they attacked him on Sunday morning.
The police spokesperson in the state, DSP Suleiman Nguroje also confirmed the incident but he said the bandits did not damage anything in the police station during the attack to the police station.
He also disclosed that the commissioner of police, CP Mohammed Ahmed Barde has ordered immediate deployment of an additional operational asset including Police Mobile Force, PMF, Counter- Terrorism Unit, CTU, and Anti- Kidnapping units to Ngurore to rescue the kidnapped victims and apprehend the culprits.
Suleiman Ngurore’ s statement read, ” Yes, there was an attack on Ngurore police station this morning; but nothing was carted away and none of our gallant officers was injured.
” As we speak, there are also ongoing, coordinated efforts at restoring public order in the town and its environs.
” However, following the unfortunate attack on Ngurore police station and the house of Alhaji Umaru of Nasarawa B, one Hauwa Umaru and her daughter were kidnapped on Sunday, 10 October, 2021.
” The Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ahmed Barde, has ordered the deployment of an additional operational asset including Police Mobile Force (PMF), Counter- Terrorism Unit (CTU), crack squad and anti- kidnapping units to Ngurore.
” The operational units are expected to carry out confidence- boosting patrols within the hotspots in coordinated operations with the gallant men on the ground to rescue the kidnapped victims and apprehend the culprits.
” The CP assured that the Command is committed to working with other patriotic stakeholders towards restoring public order in Ngurore and other parts of the state.
” Meanwhile, the Head of the Police Intervention Team, SP Babagana Abubakar is already on the ground to coordinate police investigative, operational and rescue response.
” The CP called on citizens to go about their businesses in the most peaceful and law- abiding manner and report any suspicious person(s) around their neighbourhoods to police. “