NYSC confirms abduction of a male corp member by Boko Haram insurgents


The National Youth Service Corps on Monday confirmed the abduction of a male corp member, Abraham Amuta, by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno.

The Borno State Coordinator, Mr. Rabiu Aminu, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Maiduguri.

Aminu disclosed that the corp 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-Chibok road on April 10.

He disclosed that the corp member was deployed to Borno State Council of Arts and Culture, located in Maiduguri.

The coordinator lamented that he was abducted while travelling together with his pastor and other members of the church.

Aminu sympathized with families of the abducted corp member and called on Nigerians to pray for his release from the insurgents’ captivity.