By; Abdull-Azeez Ahmed Kadir, Kaduna.
The Nigeria Army authority has increased the reward for anyone with useful information that could lead to the rescue of its abducted officer, Colonel Samaila Inusa to One Million Naira.
The Army authority said it will give adequate protection to anyone who provides the required information, just as he assured that the information would be treated with utmost confidentiality.
Colonel Inusa was whisked away in his Mercedes-Benz car by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers around Kamazo, along Kaduna Refinery Road, in Chikun local government area of Kaduna State.
Deputy Director, Army Public Relations Officer of 1 Division Nigerian Army, Colonel Abdul Usman disclosed in a statement made available to newsmen in Kaduna on Sunday that, the senior officer was abducted on Saturday night.
According to the statement, “the abductors dropped off Colonel Inusa’s wife and left with him in his car. The car headed towards Abuja.
“The abductors dropped off Colonel Inusa’s his wife and left with him in his car.”
Meanwhile, as part of efforts to successfully rescue the senior officer, Spokesman of 1 Division Nigerian Army, Colonel Usman told newsmen Monday morning that the Army authority is ready to give the said cash reward to any person with useful information that could lead to the rescue of officer.
The authority had earlier promised N500, 000 cash reward for the informant, but it on Monday morning raised the cash reward to N1million.
The kidnap of the senior Army Officer occurred barely a week after three clergy men were kidnapped along Kaduna –Abuja highway while they were preparing for Easter activities in the same Kaduna State.