By Chioma Irke
Suspected kidnappers, in the early hours of Thursday, stormed the Hilltop Hotel in Tunga Maje, on the outskirts of Abuja, kidnapping Honourable Friday Sani Makama, Prince Frederick Adejoh, and an unconfirmed number of people.
Hon Makama was a former lawmaker in the Kogi State House of Assembly who recently defected from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), while Prince Adejoh is the Oma Onu Aya of Igala land.
The gunmen reportedly shot sporadically into the air, scaring away security guards guiding the hotel, before proceeding to kidnap and whisk the victims away.
It was gathered that one of the abductees, Prince Adejoh is the owner of the hotel located close to Zuba Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory.
The manager of the hotel, Adejoh Maquile, who confirmed the development to newsmen, said there were signs of blood on the ground, however, it is not known who among the victims sustained injuries.