Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have reportedly kidnapped Ugu ward 9 chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Orhionmwon Native Authorities Space of Edo state.
The sufferer, Mr. Godwin Aigbogun, 55, was mentioned to be coming back from his farm when the hoodlums waylaid him at gun level and whisked him into the bush.
The incident reportedly occurred on Monday, at Ologbo-nugu group.
Blueprint gathered that the APC chairman’s abductors have contacted his kinfolk and damanded N5 million ransom.
A relative of the sufferer who craved for anonymity mentioned native vigilantes have been mobilised into the bush to rescue the politician.
Comrade Godwin Erhahon, an ex-publicity secretary of the APC who’s from Ologbo-nugu group referred to as on the police to make sure the discharge of Aigbogun.
Edo State police command spokesman, Chidi Nwabuzor, confirmed the incident, including that police operatives have been deployed to the bush to “rescue the sufferer unharmed and presumably arrest the abductors”.