Militants kidnap Edo Deputy Governor’s brother
Frederick Shaibu, brother of fellow Edo State Deputy Philip Shaibu, was abducted.
According to the Tribune, on Monday he was abducted by gunmen at a school in the Aruogba area, Irhiri, Benin City.
Tribune Online discovered that young Puck was abducted at around 7 am when the kidnappers left his children in the car in disbelief, guns in hand.
Irkhiri, where the abduction took place, is a few meters from the Ogba Zoo, where Mr. Osa Ehanire, the zoo director and younger brother of the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagi Ehanire, was abducted by the river some time ago. Ogba, serving as an exit for people from the underworld on speed boats.
A family source who confirmed the incident on condition of anonymity said the kidnappers “attacked and took him away.” This happened at about 7 am when she was about to take the children to school. The militants left the children, and they took their father away. But the incident was reported to the security authorities, who did not contact the family. ”
“The kidnappers are believed to have crossed the river because people who saw the incident said they passed through the bushes in the area leading to the riverbank. The security forces have been notified and are doing everything they can to ensure that he is released safe and sound and reunited with his family, ”a family source said.
But when contacted yesterday, Edo State Police Department (PPRO) public relations officer Chidi Nwabuzor said he had not yet received full information about the incident.
“I am not aware of this yet, but I will find out and contact you,” the police spokesman promised.