A teenage boy earlier declared missing in Abuja has been found in Jigawa State, Naija News learnt.
The Jigawa State Command of the Nigeria Police Force confirmed that the victim, Jafar Suleiman was discovered unconscious laying on the ground in Babura metropolis, Babura Local Government Area of the state.
In a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday, August 4, the Command Spokesman, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam said; “On 31/07/2022 at about 1700hrs, one Jafar Suleiman Lawal of Sabuwar Wuse Abuja (FCT) was found unconscious laying on the ground in Babura metropolis, Babura LGA, Jigawa State.”
Adamu explained that a team of operatives visited the scene and conveyed the 17-year-old boy to Babura General Hospital for treatment.
The police mouthpiece said after the victim regained consciousness, he identified himself as an SSS 3A student of Community Secondary.
Unfortunately according to Adamu, all efforts made to trace Suleiman’s relatives proved abortive.
He said: “The victim said his father is a military officer (Navy) serving in Port_harcourt, but they are living in Sabuwar Wuse No. 521 Unguwar Magaji Abuja (FCT).
“It was on 30/08/2022 in the morning, his mother sent him to the market to buy foodstuffs, he stopped an okada rider (motorcycle), after that, he just found himself in the hospital.”