Militants kidnap Rivers LG President Kingoli
Rivers State Okrica County President Philemon Kingoli was kidnapped Wednesday.
Kingoli was kidnapped early Wednesday morning along the road to Peter Odili in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
At the time of submission of this report, it was not possible to establish the circumstances leading to his abduction.
As it became known, the kidnappers have not yet contacted and have not demanded a ransom for the release of the Prime Minister.
State police spokesman Nnamdi Omoni confirmed Kingoli’s abduction on Thursday morning, saying everything was being done to secure his early release.
In another case, two people were killed Wednesday night between Victoria and Bendé Streets in the old town of Port Harcourt in a sectarian attack.
Omoni said he had not yet received details of the killings in the old town of Port Harcourt, and promised to return to our correspondent after he contacted the unit’s police officer.