Breaking: Gunmen Abduct Managing Director, Three Foreign Nationals in Lagos

In a troubling development, the Managing Director of Fouani Company, representing brands like LG and Hisense, along with three Lebanese nationals, have been abducted while traveling by boat in Lagos. The abduction took place near Falomo Bridge as they were en route from Apapa to Victoria Island.

Although the identities of the abducted individuals remain undisclosed, Benjamin Hundeyin, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed the incident and stated that the police are actively investigating the case.

Hundeyin refrained from providing additional details, stating, “Yes, it is true. We received the report and are looking into it. I’m not obliged to state more than that,” during a briefing with journalists.

Efforts to ascertain the identities of the abducted victims have so far been unsuccessful as the Police PRO has chosen not to disclose specific information.

When pressed for more information regarding the victims and the circumstances surrounding the abduction, Hundeyin reiterated that he was not obligated to disclose details at this time but assured that the police are thoroughly investigating the matter.

This abduction has raised serious concerns about the safety of foreign nationals and business executives in Lagos, especially those using water transport.

It underscores the ongoing issue of kidnapping in Nigeria, posing significant challenges to both local and expatriate communities.



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