Ex-Super Eagles Star, Christian Obodo Kidnapped Again




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A Nigerian international has been abducted after stopping to buy banana.

According to Punch, midfielder, Christian Obodo was kidnapped again in Warri on Sunday.

He is a Nigerian footballer played as a defensive midfielder.

The 36-year- was abducted when he stopped to buy bananas along Refinery Road, Warri in .

The Police Officer, Command, Onome Onovawakpoyeya, told the media outlet;

“Obodo was kidnapped at about 5pm on Sunday around Ishaka Hotel just along Refinery Road,”

“He was with girlfriend when he was abducted. They both stopped by the road to buy bananas.”

This is the time the former Udinese midfielder has been kidnapped by .

The former Nigeria international was abducted by unknown on June 9, 2012, on way to church in Warri.

Obodo is not the only Nigerian footballer to have been abducted by , ex-defender Onyekachi Apam was also a victim in 2007.

Brother of current assistant coach Joseph Yobo was kidnapped in 2018 at and was released ten days later.

Mikel Obi’s father, as well as the mother of Samuel Kalu, were also abducted in 2019 but police secured their releases a few days later.

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