Warri North council chairman kidnapped by gunmen in Delta

The Chairman of Warri North Local Government Area, Delta State, Amb. Aduge Okorodudu was kidnapped by gunmen on Saturday evening.

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Okorodudu, who had attended the State People Democratic Party, PDP, Congress in Asaba was kidnapped while being driven home by his driver.

The kidnappers reportedly attacked the Delta LG chairman and his driver along Mbiaku Link Road in Warri GRA at about 5:43pm

” They were just returning from Asaba where he had attended the State party congress when the gunmen attacked his vehicle along Mbiaku Link Road in Warri GRA, the driver was shot before he was taken away, as we speak to you, the driver is receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital while we are yet to hear from those who took him away” a source who craved anonymity said.

The source said though those who took him away are yet to reach out to the family members “we pray they bring him back to us safely”

As at the time of reporting, the Delta State Police spokesperson, Onome Onowhakpoyeya could not be reached for confirmation as her number was not reachable.

Unconfirmed report has it that his driver was shut and is critical condition at an undisclosed hospital in Warri.

 

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