Ex-LG Chairman Ekpa Gets Kidnapped In Kogi

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Mr Emmanuel Ekpa, a former Chairman Olamaboro Local Area Kogi, has been kidnapped by , PUNCH .

command spokesman, DSP William Aya, who confirmed this on Sunday Lokoja said that Akpa was kidnapped along Ochadamu Road Ofu Local Area.

He said a patrol team attached Ofu discovered abandoned car victim at Ochadamu area late hours , December 18.

“On close scrutiny, they found an abandoned ID card in the vehicle bearing the name Emmanuel Isaac Ekpa, apparently indicating that he was kidnapped by ,” Aya said.

He said that the state Commissioner of , Mr Edeh Ayuba, had raised a team track the and ensure the safe rescue of Ekpa.

Meanwhile, the abductors had made contact the family of the victim, demanding N25 million for his release.

A relation who confirmed this newsmen on condition of anonymity said that the negotiation is still ongoing.