The Nigeria Police Force confirmed the abduction of Piridimsom on Wednesday.
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Suleiman Nguroje, confirmed the kidnap to journalists saying, “The police has already deployed IG’s rapid response team to track and arrest the culprits and to also rescue the victim.”
A family member, Francis Samuel, who witnessed the abduction of the permanent secretary, said, “The gunmen stormed the residence located at Clark’s Quarters opposite Anglican Cathedral at about 3:20 am on Wednesday and abducted him.
“The gunmen abducted the permanent secretary and took away his handset and that of his wife. We tried to no avail to contact the permanent secretary through his phone number but the abductors refused to pick our calls. As of the time we are speaking, the abductors haven’t contacted us,” he said.
Mean the police has assured the family that they will track the criminals and bring them to justice