Connect with us


BREAKING: Gunmen attack Nasarawa COVID-19 taskforce Chairman, cart away Coronavirus documents, other valuables



Unknown gunmen on Monday attacked the residence of the leader of Nasarawa State Coronavirus taskforce, Dr. Ibrahim Adamu, carting away valuables worth millions of Naira.

Mr Ibrahim is the Director, Public Health Department of the state Ministry of Health.

The gunmen, it was gathered, trailed Mr Ibrahim on his way back home around 1:30 am on Monday after rounding up a series of official meetings in his office.

After forcing themselves into his residence, it was further gathered, the gunmen carted away valuables including laptop computers, car keys, ATM cards, and other items belonging to his wife.

Confirming the attack, the Information Officer of the health ministry, Abdullahi Ogoshi, said the gunmen broke into Mr Ibrahim’s house around 1:30 am Monday morning and carted away valuables worth millions of Naira.

“Some gunmen numbering about six, attacked the director’s house after gaining entrance through the fence and the door.

“It took them about 15 minutes to break the door after which they entered the house and robbed him at gunpoint.

“They took away his laptops and ATM cards and threatened to kill him if they later discover that the PIN he gave them is incorrect,” Mr Ogoshi disclosed.

According to him, the laptops containing all information and resolution reached on how to sensitization the public against Coronavirus were taken away by the gunmen.

“The armed men shot sporadically at the air after spending 30 minutes ransacking the house.

“They pointed guns at their victims throughout the period while threatening to shoot anybody who attempts to escape,” the information officer stated.

He, however, said that although Mr Ibrahim escaped unhurt, his family were traumatized by the gunshots and heavy sound of metals used in forcing the doors open.

When our correspondent visited the house, sympathizes were seen condoling the family over the incident, among whom was the Speaker of the State Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe.

While thanking God for saving their lives, the Speaker urged the family to take heart and put everything behind them.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Uncategorized4 months ago

2022 World Cup: Saudi Arabia beat Argentina 2-1

Saudi Arabia recorded the first major upset of the World Cup as they beat Argentina 2-1 in their opening game...

Politics4 months ago

2023: Lai Mohammed accuses opposition parties of using fake news in campaigns against APC

The Federal Government has accused opposition parties of using fake news and disinformation to prosecute the campaigns towards the 2023...

Foreign News4 months ago

Twitter Restores Donald Trump’s Account

Microblogging service Twitter has reinstated former United States President Donald Trump’s account.  The account was restored after Twitter’s new owner...

Sabinus Sabinus
Entertainment4 months ago

How Sabinus scammed me of N2m – Event planner cries out

An event planner, Johnbosco Ezeuchegbu aka Crazylegs, on Friday called out a popular comedian, Chukwuemeka Emmanuel, also known as Sabinus,...

News4 months ago

Identity Of Humanitarian Worker Killed By Trigger-Happy Soldier Revealed

The identity of the humanitarian worker shot by a soldier in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State has been...

Foreign News4 months ago

Ghana finance minister apologises for economic hardship

Ghana’s Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta on Friday said he was “truly sorry” for the country’s economic hardships but defended himself...

News4 months ago

Youth minister confirms sack of NYSC DG

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare has confirmed the removal of the Director-General of the National Youth...

News4 months ago

Naira redesign: Give us more time – Miyetti Allah cries out to CBN

The leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MCBAN, South-East Chapter, has appealed to the Central Bank of...

Politics4 months ago

We’ll dialogue with IPOB, others – Tinubu

All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said his government will discuss with all agitating groups...

News4 months ago

Buhari fires DG NYSC 6 months after assuming office

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate removal of Brigadier-General Muhammad Kukah Fadah, from office as the Director General of...



Copyright © 2018 Daily correspondents