Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt
Unidentified gunmen have abducted a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Rivers State, Mr. Nnamdi Abbah.
This was happening less than 24 hours after another chieftain of the party, Mr. Boris Neenwi, was assassinated in Tai Local Government Area of the state.
Abbah, who is a former Caretaker Committee Chairman of Emohua local government area was taken away on gunmen point Tuesday night at Alakahia axis of East-West road, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area.
The victim, according to a source that pleaded anonymity, was kidnapped around 8pm while returning to his house.
The source said the victim was driving towards Obiri Ikwerre close to Ozuoba community before he was stopped by gunmen around Alakahia and taken to unknown destination.
Confirming the incident, Barr Chizy Enyi, who is a close relative, said no contact has been established between the family and the kidnappers after the incident.
When contacted, the Public Relations Officer of the Rivers State Police Command, DSP, Nnamdi Omoni said: “I am not aware of it now. I will find out from the DPO in that area.”