Residents deny bandits attack on Abuja estate


BY FATI MUSA MARTE, JUNE 06, 2022 | 01:16 PM

Information reaching YERWA EXPRESS NEWS indicated that the news that gunmen believed to be bandits have attacked residents of Gwarinpa Estate in Abuja and abducted some of its residents is untrue.

  Earlier, residents of the estate told Leadership that gunmen invaded the Estate after Efab Queens at 6th avenue in Gwarinpa on Monday between 1:00 am to 4:30 am.  

They explained that they came in large numbers moving from one place to another while holding bows, arrows and machetes, among others.  

They did not confirm any casualty but said some residents whose number remained unknown were abducted by the terrorists.  

However, speaking to the security of the estate lately, they said the attack is not true.   

Mr. Abraham John, chief security officer of the estate who was on duty all through the night, alongside his subordinates, said nothing like that happened in the estate.  

‘It is absolutely fake. We were on duty all through the night. Is there another Genuine estate in 6th estate Gwarinpa that I am not aware of?

‘There was no robbery nor abduction,’ he told Premium Times.

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