The FCT minister, Mal. Muhammad Bello, has commended security agencies for their efforts which led to the successfully rescue of the 6 persons abducted from the University of Abuja staff quarters after four days in captive.
Bello in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Tony Ogunleye, thanked all other government officials, community leaders and citizens who silently worked behind the scenes in the FCT and the neighboring communities in determination to see to the rescue of the abducted persons by providing invaluable intelligence.
The minister while commending the families of the abductees and the entire University of Abuja community for their patience and collaboration with the security agencies, reiterated the importance of citizens’ cooperation with the security agencies for their protection and general wellbeing.
He reminded residents that security is the responsibility of every citizen and urged them to be vigilant and always report any suspected criminal activity to the security agencies or their various community leaders.
The minister similarly assured residents of increased security surveillance across the Territory and urged them to go about their lawful affairs without anxiety or fear while assuring them of their continuous safety.