Herdsmen Allegedly Kidnap Edo APC Chieftain
Mr. Godwin Aigbogun, the chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), was abducted on Monday by gunmen who were thought to be herdsmen in Ugu Ward, Orhionmwon Local Government Area, Edo State.
According to the spokesperson for the Edo State Police, Jennifer Iwegbu, the police have received a report of the kidnapping of the APC chieftain from the former Edo State Publicity Secretary of the party, Comrade Godwin Erhahon of Ologbo-unu village in the Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State, as well as a report of the abduction of Aigbogun of the same village.
The chairman was allegedly taken hostage and driven into the jungle by thugs who were thought to be kidnappers, according to the report by Erhahon.
Iwegbu stated that after receiving the information, a team of operatives from the command’s cack team, Anti-Kidnapping and Cyber Crime Unit mobilized to the scene and began aggressive bush sifting with the goal of rescuing the victim unharmed and possibly apprehending or killing the presumed kidnappers.
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The Commissioner of Police, Edo State Command, Mr. Abutu Yaro, urged the populace to maintain calm so that police efforts to rescue the victim and potential kidnappers would not be jeopardized, the source continued. While the detectives are locating the kidnappers.
That is the latest Naija News today on Suspected Herdsmen Kidnap Edo APC Chieftain
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