The Benue State Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Ekpe Ogbu, has been kidnapped.
He was reportedly kidnapped alongside Honourable Agbo Ode, one of his in-laws and the driver.
Ogbu was kidnapped at the notorious Adankari junction along the Otukpo-Ado Road while on their way from Otukpo to Utonkon in the Ado Local Government Area of the state.
Also Read: Gunmen kill former Commissioner in Enugu state
The adviser on security matters to governor Samuel Ortom, Paul Hemba, confirmed the abduction via the phone.
Ogbu’s official vehicle had since been recovered from the scene and taken to the Divisional Police office in Otukpo.
The Adankari Junction has become the black spot for kidnap activities with at least three records of kidnappings reported there.
Previously, a Reverend Father, a Professor of the Benue State University, and a local politician from Otobi were kidnapped at the junction on different days
Business3 weeks ago
Breaking: CBN Asks Nigerians To Reject Old Naira Notes From Banks
Metro4 months ago
Breaking: Police In Show Of Force Ahead Of Peter Obi’s Rally In Lekki (Photos)
News5 months ago
Nigeria’s Eligible Forward, Folarin Balogun Opens Up On Life At Arsenal
News4 months ago
Aisha Buhari Gets New Appointment In Tinubu/Shettima Campaign Team
Metro3 months ago
Breaking: Woman Alights From Cab, Jumps Into Lagos Lagoon
News5 months ago
2023: Yoruba Nation Agitators Distance Self From Tinubu’s Presidency Ambition
Sports4 months ago
Arsenal knee on Juventus midfielder amid Newcastle Interest
Gossip5 months ago
Breaking: Naira Marley’s former lawyer bags two years in prison over N4m bribe