The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that Borno State Coordinator, Mr Rabiu Aminu, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Maiduguri.
Aminu disclosed that the corps member was abducted alongside a pastor with the Living Faith Church, simply identified as Oyeleke, in an attack coordinated by the insurgents against motorists on Maiduguri to Chibok road on April 10.
He disclosed that the corps member with Registration Number: BO18b/067; was deployed to Borno State Council of Arts and Culture, located in Maiduguri.
The coordinator lamented that the corps member was abducted while travelling together with his pastor and other members of the church.
“The church claimed that the corps member was abducted alongside his pastor.
“NYSC deploys corps members to only four of the 27 local government areas in the state.
“The councils are Jere, Bayo, Biu and Maiduguri Metropolitan Council (MMC).
“For any corps member to travel, he has to apply through proper channel and this involves formal request from his employer, through the zonal inspector and channel to the state coordinator, where we look at it, endorse or approve the request.
“It was unfortunate that the said corps member travelled on his own; we have been having sleepless night over the issue, because he is under our custody.
“We visited the Church, and the Commissioner of Police called us on Friday over the incident and assured us of their total support to address the situation,” he said.
Aminu sympathised with families of the abducted corps member and called on Nigerians to pray for his release from the insurgents’ captivity.
News5 days ago
Nnamdi Kanu: IPOB gives conditions to dialogue with Buhari govt
Arewa1 day ago
Security agents chase, destroy bandits’ camp in Katsina, recover rustled animals
Crime3 days ago
NSC confirms attack on Oyo prison
Law5 days ago
Court sends Nnamdi Kanu back to DSS custody, adjourns till November
Buhari2 weeks ago
COVID-19: FG to ban unvaccinated workers from offices December 1
Crime2 weeks ago
Army neutralises three unknown gunmen in Anambra
News2 days ago
Man Utd vs Liverpool: Solskjaer speaks on resigning as manager after 5-0 defeat
News3 weeks ago
FEC approves N16.39trn 2022 budget proposal