FIDA Nigeria has condemned the kidnap and brutalisation of Ms Paulette Bisola Ajayi over the past weekend and called on all concerned to rescue the promising young lawyer. FIDA also expressed concerns about the family members of the victim who were also brutalised in the unfortunate event. The statement by FIDA reads:
FIDA NIGERIA CALLS FOR THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF HER MEMBER MS. PAULETTE BISOLA AJAYI BY HER ABDUCTORS
FIDA Nigeria received the shocking and terrible news yesterday of the abduction of get Rivers State Branch Member, Ms Paulette Bisola Ajayi, by four fully armed men in front of her home in Port Harcourt.
We join in calling for the prompt safe release of Ms. Paulette Ajayi by her abductors and appeal to the Security operatives to put all machinery to rescue this young and promising lawyer.
We further appeal to the Governor His Excellency Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, to put all resources at his disposal in place to assist in the immediate rescue of our colleague.
Our hearts go out to her family especially her mother Mrs. Ngozi Kathryn Ajayi, a past ViceChairperson and active member of the same FIDA Rivers State Branch. We also pray for her quick recovery as she was seriously brutalized while trying to save her daughter from the hands of the abductors.
FIDA Nigeria commends the prompt action of the NBA National President, Mr. Olumide Akpata, in this matter; we repose our confidence in the six-member task force he has set up and offer our full support.
We similarly call for assistance from well-meaning Nigerians with key information about the whereabouts of Paulette Ajayi to come forward with the requisite information.
The issue of security of lives and property in the country is of paramount importance and the government must step up in dealing with this menace daily plaguing our communities. All around Nigeria the story is the same. Prompt cohesive action is required by the Government to save
Signed For: FIDA Nigeria
Rhoda Prevail Tyoden
Country Vice President/National President
National Publicity Secretary