Boko Haram terrorists abduct UNHCR staff on Maiduguri-Damaturu road

Abubakar Idris Alooma

Boko Haram terrorists have abducted a Senior Protection Assistant with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Abubakar Garba Idris, popularly known as (Alooma) along Damaturu-Maiduguri Road, Borno State.

PRNigeria gathered that the insurgents attacked some convoy of commuters near Matari village between Minok to Jakana road where Alooma was kidnapped around 8.30 am Saturday morning.

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A source disclosed that the insurgents who appeared in military uniforms mounted a roadblock on the highway with three Hilux vans and motorcycles.

The sources said: “While searching the passengers, Idris attempted to throw away his Identification Card but in the process, one of the insurgents sighted him.

He was then asked to step down from the vehicle along with two other passengers, while the rest of the passengers were asked to continue with their journey. “The two passengers were later released on the ground that they are very poor people and have no use to be abducted.”

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