A four-year-old child has again been declared missing in Zuba, Abuja.
The child identified as Abba Auwal Baba, went missing on Tuesday, January 16 at about 4:00pm.
A resident of the area, who spoke to Daily Trust, said the child went out to play around the central mosque area after he returned from school but did not return home.
According to Abdullahi, some residents around the central mosque said they saw a woman with the child, but did not suspect her of abduction.
Parents of the missing child have reported the incident to the police and vigilantes.
The Sarkin Pada of the Agora of Zuba palace, Alhaji Muhammed Murtala, who confirmed the incident said he received information about the missing child when he left the palace on his way home.
“But I will try to reach out to the parents of the missing child to get more details about the incident,” he said.
When contacted, the FCT police command spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, confirmed that there was a report of a missing child at Zuba police division.
He said the police were investigating the recurring incidents of missing children in the area.
Meanwhile, the boy’s uncle Ahmad Danbaba posted his photo taken on Facebook.
“My little nephew Abba Auwal Baba, was stolen at Zuba yesterday! Your prayers is needed please. May Allah bring him and other kids that are stolen back safely.”