Nigeria’s First Lady, Oluremi Tinubu, has charged security agencies in their fight against the criminal elements in the country.
“I implore our security agencies to intensify their efforts in addressing the pressing matter of kidnappings and other forms of insecurity in our nation,” She said while reacting to the increase in abductions in the country, especially in the Federal Capital Territory(FCT).
She made the charge in a statement she penned yesterday in reaction to the abduction of Mansoor Al-Kadriyar, a senior official of the National Population Commission(NPC), and his six children and others from Bwari Local Government Area a few days ago.
As of yesterday, the abductors had taken the lives of some of their victims and raised their ransom demands from N60 million to N700 million.
In the statement, Remi Tinubu expressed sadness over the incident and called for prayers for the victims.
“It is with a heavy heart that I acknowledge the devastating loss of Nabeeha and extend my deepest condolences to her grieving family.
“In difficult moments like this, I urge the nation to join in fervent prayers for the safe return of these girls. Let us hold the families close to our hearts in prayers.
“I implore our security agencies to intensify their efforts in addressing the pressing matter of kidnappings and insecurity in our nation. The safety and swift return of the Al-Kadriyar sisters and others in captivity should be our paramount concern.
“To the parents, especially mothers, I appeal for intensified prayers for our children and for peace to prevail in our beloved country.
“May the Almighty God comfort the Al-Kadriyar family for their loss, and may God bring the other children back home safely.”
“God Bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” she penned.