FCT Police Arrest Second Most Wanted Kidnap Kingpin

In an ongoing effort to combat banditry in Abuja and its surroundings, the Federal Capital Territory Police Command’s agents raided Sardauna Forest in Toto, Nasarawa State on February 24, 2024, at approximately 7:05 PM. Based on reliable information, they apprehended Samaila Wakili Fafa, also known as Habu Ibrahim, a kidnap kingpin who has been on the Command’s wanted list for a considerable amount of time and has a bounty placed on his head by the Hon. Minister FCT.

The suspect is one of the two kidnappers that the Honourable Minister FCT, Barrister Nyesom Wike, set a bounty on, according to a news release issued by the Command’s Spokesperson, SP Josephine Adeh. The second kidnapper, Saidu Abdulkadir A.K.A. Dahiru Adamu, had previously been taken into custody by the Command.

“He confessed that his syndicate masterminded and executed several kidnappings in FCT and its environs, including the abduction of Barr. Chris Agidy, the legal aid to Senator Ned Nwoko and Mr Sunday Yahaya Zakwai, the district head of Ketti Village were later killed by them.

“Samaila Wakili further led police operatives to where the remains of Barr. Chris Agidy is. The remains were recovered and deposited in Gwagwalada General Hospital.

“While the investigation is still ongoing, the Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Benneth C. Igweh, psc, mni, wishes to reiterate his unflinching commitment to combat crime and criminality in all its manifestations and to ensure the safety of residents.