Gunmen, Wednesday, attacked Chairman of Correspondents’ chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Nasarawa state, Suleiman Abubakar, and abducted his wife, Yahanasu Abubakar and three other women.
According to Suleiman, the incident occurred at about 7 p.m. along Gudi-Garaku road in Akwanga Local Government Area of the state.
Suleiman said the gunmen shot at the union bus they were travelling in from Keffi, where his wife went to register at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp.
He said the bus ran into a ditch after being shot at while the gunmen swooped on them, took his wife, the wife of a former state assembly member, who they gave a lift as well as two other women from another vehicle during the attack.
The State’s police command spokesman, ASP Samaila Usman, said the command had mobilised officers to the area to search and rescue the abducted women.