Gunmen kidnap Benue commissioner and three others

Benue State Housing and Urban Development Commissioner Ekpe Ogbu has been kidnapped.

He was kidnapped along with the Honorable Agbo Ode, one of his in-laws, and the driver.

It was learned that they were abducted along David Marks Farm, after Akpa Otobi while en route from Otukpo to Utonkon in the Ado local government area of ​​the state.

The commissioner was said to have attended a Church program where Senator Abba Moro, representing the Benue South senatorial district, dedicated his newly inaugurated Campaign Council to God at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Otukpo and was addressing to his village in NDEKMA, Utonkon District of Ado LGA after the Church program before encountering the unfortunate incident at around 8:45pm on Sunday, December 4, 2022.

His official vehicle had since been recovered from the scene and taken to the Police Division office in Otukpo.

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