NPAN Raises Concern Over Safety Of Abducted Reporters

The Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN) has expressed concern over the safety of  Abdulgafar Alabelewe and. AbdulRaheem Abdu, the Kaduna State correspondents of The Nation and Blueprint newspapers respectively, who were abducted last weekend.

NPAN called on the federal government to deploy all the necessary security assets to ensure the safe return of the journalists and their families.

A statement signed by NPAN president, Kabiru Yusuf, lamented the prolonged silence from their abductors who seized the journalists along with members of their families, including wives and children.

“The trauma induced on both their biological and professional families by this condemnable event is better imagined

“We stand in sympathy with the families as we pray for their safe return. We appeal to their abductors to ensure that none of them comes to harm but returns safely,” the statement read.

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