Gunmen abduct Benue Commissioner

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Chief Dennis Ekpe Ogbu,
By Correspondent in Makurdi.
Gunmen on Sunday night abducted the Benue State Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Chief Dennis Ekpe Ogbu, along Ado – Otukpo road of the state.

Ogbu was reportedly traveling to his Ado, home local government when the captors forced his Hilux vehicle to a halt at Adankari junction about 9pm and whisked him away.

Our correspondent gathered that while the police have recovered the Hilux van, the whereabouts of the commissioner is yet unknown.

Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Catherine Anene, confirmed the incident to.our correspondent on telephone.

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“Incident confirmed, we are on our way to the area, I will give you more information when we get there,’ Anene said.

Edited by Dada Ahmed.

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