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I was kidnapped in church and sold to Fulani kidnappers – NIS spokesperson

Kidnapping cases have grown into the fabric of our nation like cankerworm. This creates fear and tension in the minds of people as they go about their daily businesses. Most rich people are afraid to go about in their luxury, because they are afraid they will be kidnapped.

Others who can afford the luxury of the security operatives go for it, yet even in the midst of Security operatives, people still become victim.

A more recent case is the Kidnapping of the Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Bridget Esene, with the Edo State Command.

she said that her abductors meant to kill her. Whilst in process, they decided to sell her off to some people she suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.

Bridget, who was released by her abductors on Tuesday, said she suffered terribly at the hands of the kidnappers

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On a telephone communication on Wednesday, she said, “The armed men numbering five trailed me to my church at Ikhueniro near Benin City where I was kidnapped.

 “I was forced into their car and driven out of the church premises by my abductors who later sold me to another set of kidnappers, who are suspected herdsmen. I saw hell and l don’t wish my enemy such.”

She said, that while she suspected that the men who were trailing her were of no good intention she tried to to escape but was intercepted at gunpoint.

Esene stated that the armed men later took her into the forest while some other hardened kidnappers were on ground to welcome her.

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