Gunmen rob AIT Director in Abuja, injure driver1 min read
DAAR Communications Plc, on Tuesday, raised alarm over the attack on its Executive Director, Mac Imoni Amarere.
The attacked Director runs DAAR Media Academy and anchors Peoples-Politics-Power on Africa Independent Television.
Amarere was said to have been attacked and robbed while observing traffic rules not far from the Community Staff School, Asokoro, Abuja on Monday evening.
The DAAR Communications Plc chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists confirmed the incident in a statement titled: “Abuja increasing insecurity: Amarere attacked, robbed at traffic light stop.”
The statement read: “The attention of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, DAAR Chapel, has been drawn to an unfortunate incident of the attack on our Executive Director, DAAR Media Academy and Anchor, Peoples-Politics-Power on AIT, Mac Imoni Amarere.
“Amarere was attacked, robbed while observing traffic rules not far from the Community Staff School, Asokoro, a facility owned and managed by the DSS in Asokoro, on Monday evening, September 26.
“Fortunately, there’s no bodily injury but he lost some valuables to the miscreants, his driver sustained minor injuries. Colleagues are encouraged to be more vigilant as we obey traffic lights in the City Centre, especially at night.
“The police is called to increase check points and surveillance, especially at ongoing road construction and by strategic traffic lights. We call on colleagues to keep looking out for yourself and others.”