Gunmen disrupt APC rally, kidnap Governor Amaechi’s media aide

09:28 Feb 25 2015 Kaani, Khana LGA, Rivers, Nigeria

Unknown gunmen struck in Rivers State and kidnap one of the aides of the state Governor, Mr. Freddy Ndigbara, on Sunday 22nd February 2015.

Ndigbara, who is an anchorman to Governor Rotimi Amaechi events inside and outside Government

House, Port Harcourt, was whisked away on Sunday by hoodlums in Kaani Community, Khana Local Government Area of the state.

It was learnt that Ndigbara, who is popularly called Freddie by Government House workers, was accosted and forced him into a waiting car by the gunmen during a ward rally organised by the All Progressives Congress in the area.

Oblivious of the danger lying ahead of him, the kidnap victim was said to have travelled from Port Harcourt to his home town to be part of the rally.

The hoodlums, according to an eyewitness, had stormed the rally with a red Toyota Highlander sports utility vehicle, made a quick search for their target before forcing him into the car.

It was learnt that the organisers were planning to arrange a canopy at the venue of the rally when the kidnappers struck.

Dated FEBRUARY 23, 2015.
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