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Mass abductions: Terrorism illustrates pervading threat against Nigeria, Africa’s stability – AU 



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The African Union(AU) says that the reported mass abductions by terrorists in Nigeria and other parts of Africa illustrate a pervading threat to the affected country’s stability. 

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, H.E. Moussa Mahamat Faki, revealed this in a statement tweeted by the AU on Sunday while strongly condemning the mass abduction of schoolchildren and women in Kaduna on Thursday 7 March 2024. 

The abduction followed an armed attack by bandits on the village of Kuriga, in Kaduna, northwestern Nigeria. 

The AU chairperson described terrorism as a despicable act that needs to stop recurring in the continent. 

Faki stated,