Kidnapping 3 prominent people who have been abducted in 2016

Kidnapping is a common occurrence in Nigeria, and even public office holders have suffered due to the trend.

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Kidnapping has become a common occurrence in Nigeria, and even public office holders have suffered due to the unfortunate trend.

Below is a list of three prominent persons who have been abducted this year:

  • Margaret Emefiele, wife of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Godwin Emefiele. Mrs. Emefiele was kidnapped on Thursday, September 29, 2016, was released on Saturday, October 1, 2016.

  • Former President Goodluck Jonathan’s foster father, 72-year-old Inengite Nitabai was kidnapped from his home in Otuoke, Bayelsa State on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. He was released in March after 35 days in captivity.

  • Kaduna State House of Assembly member, Ibrahim Ismail was kidnapped on Tuesday, August 23 and released the next day.

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