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Commissioner, Others Kidnapped in Benue State

The Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development in Benue State, Mr. Ekpe Ogbu was kidnapped alongside Honourable Agbo Ode, one of his in-laws, and the driver, along David Marks Farm, after Akpa Otobi on December 4th.

It was gathered that the Commissioner and his entourage were on their way from Otukpo to Utonkon in Ado Local Government Area of Benue state at about 4 pm.

The commissioner had attended a Church program, where Senator Abba Moro, representing Benue South Senatorial district, dedicated his newly inaugurated Campaign Council to God at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Otukpo, and was going to his village in Ndekma, Utonkon District of Ado LGA after the Church program before being ambushed and whisked away by the gunmen.

Meanwhile, the Benue State Police Command has since recovered his official vehicle and deposited it at the Divisional Police office in Otukpo.

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