Radio Reporter Abducted by Unknown Gunmen


downloadIn the evening of April 18, 2020, Mr. Adamu Musa Birnin-Gwari, a News and Current Affairs staff of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) Kaduna zonal office was abducted by unknown gunmen along Kaduna/Birnin-Gwari road.

The abduction of Adamu was disclosed by his colleague, Adamu Yusuf who is the Chairman Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Kaduna Council, who posted the abduction on the state NUJ members’ WhatsApp forum.

Although the motive for the abduction of the journalists is still unknown, the Kaduna-BirninGwari road has been notorious for killings and kidnapping for ransom by bandits.