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Gunmen Kidnap NDDC Official, Demand N10m Ransom In Imo State

Gunmen Kidnap NDDC Official, Demand N10m Ransom In Imo State

Gunmen Kidnap NDDC Official, Demand N10m Ransom In Imo State

Gunmen Kidnap NDDC Official, Demand N10m Ransom In Imo State

On Saturday morning, armed individuals abducted a senior member of the Niger Delta Development Commission. Kingsley Okorafor, the victim, was kidnapped in Umuadara Umulogho, an autonomous community in Imo state’s Obowo Local Government Area.

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According to what our correspondent learned, the villagers are now in a panic as a result of the abduction.

The community’s traditional ruler, Patrick Uwalaka, confirmed the occurrence and expressed regret at the turn of events.

Gunmen Kidnap NDDC Official, Demand N10m Ransom In Imo State

A source, who doesn’t want to be named, disclosed that the victim attended a vigil of the Traditional Ruler of Ndihu autonomous community in Obowo LGA, Innocent Anyawu, on Friday night, whose burial is billed to take place Saturday.

The source said, “The NDDC staff was trailed after he left the vigil to his community where he was abducted, while his car was left behind.”

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The source further disclosed that the suspects had established contacts with their victim’s family and placed N10m as a ransom for his release.

The spokesman for the police in the state, Micheal Abattam, had yet to respond to an inquiry concerning the abduction.


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