Ex-Edo Speaker’s Wife And Driver Abducted In Kogi On Their Way To His Burial

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wife and driver of former Edo Speaker, Late Zakawanu Garuba, were on Saturday kidnapped along the -Abuja highway, Nation reports.

They were said to be on their way to Auchi, Edo for burial of former Speaker when the incident occured.

When contacted, Kogi Commissioner of Police (CP), Ayuba Ede, said he received information of incident around Okene.

The told Nation he has already despatched his to the area.

“Yes, I heard of a kidnap incident around Okene and, I have sent policemen to the area to ascertain the correct position of things. I do not what exactly, so I cannot confirm what I don’t know. My have gone their already,” said the CP.

Wife of the former Speaker, her mother and driver, it was gathered, were on their way to hometown of the deceased when the incident occurred.

Their abductors were said to have let go of the mother.

Details shortly…