Boko Haram on Saturday Kidnapped a worker of the United Nations, Garba Idris, along the Damaturu-Maiduguri road, in Borno State.
According to SaharaReporters, Boko Haram terrorists attacked some commuters near Matari village between Minok to Jakana road around 8:30am.
The terrorists held Idris, also known as Alooma, a Senior Protection Assistant with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
Boko Haram terrorists ambushed vehicles conveying travelers near Matari village between Minok to Jakana highway.
A source said the terrorists, clad in military uniform, constituted a roadblock with three Hilux pickup trucks and motorcycles.
“Witnesses said while searching the passengers, Idris attempted to throw away his Identity card but one of the insurgents sighted him. He was then asked to step down from the vehicle along with two others. The rest were allowed to continue the journey.
“The other two passengers were later released on the ground that they are very poor people and of no use”, the source disclosed.
A reports yet to be confirmed from our source noted that the terrorists also abducted scores of the passengers on that journey.