Kidnappers of Edo HoS yet to open communication, orderly still missing


Scores kidnapped as anxiety, tension mount in Edo

By Ozioruva Aliu

SOURCES close to the family of the abducted Edo State Head of Service , Anthony Okungbowa, yesterday said there is no communication yet to any member of the family since he was kidnapped by gunmen on Saturday evening.

He also disclosed that the whereabouts of the police orderly who is usually with the kidnapped top civil servant is still unknown.

He said “From the information available from the family, no contact has been made by his abductors. The police orderly that is usually with him has not also been seen. It is not clear whether he was with him on Saturday when he was kidnapped. We are just keeping our fingers crossed and praying to God for all to be well,” he said.

When contacted, the spokesperson of Edo State Police Command, Chidi Nwabuzor said he just arrived from an official assignment outside the state and could not provide any update on the matter.

According to him, “There is nothing I can tell you right now about events in the State because…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper