BREAKING: Rivers commissioner kidnapped as rerun elections get underway •APC chieftain also abducted

Posted by News Express | 19 March 2016 | 2,570 times

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The Rivers State Commissioner for Water Resources, Chief Ibibia Walter, has been reportedly kidnapped by some unknown gunmen just as the State and National Assembly polls get underway in the restive state.

A news flash on @pdpnigeria, the official Twitter handle of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said: “

FLASH: Chief Ibibia Walter, Rivers State Commissioner for Water Resources has just been abducted by unknown gunmen.”

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Elyon Ntiro Elijah, had earlier been abducted, according to a Vanguard online report.

“Elijah, who was a former leader of Andoni Local Government legislative Assembly, was said to have been kidnapped at Asarama waterside in Andoni Local Government Area of the state late last night,” the report said.

•Photo shows kidnapped Rivers State Commissioner for Water Resources, Chief Ibibia Walter.


Source: News Express

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