Life Of Rivers State Councilor Hangs In Danger, As Abductors Demand N50m Ransom
Information reaching our Correspondent, that a female Councilor in Ogu-Bolo Local Government Area of Rivers State, Hon Hannah Alasomuka was over the weekend, kidnapped by some armed men.
9News Nigeria heard that Hon Hannah Alasomuka,who represents Ward 6 in Ikpokiri town wasforcefully taken away by three unknown gunmen in the community on Sunday, December 2020
The Chief Whip of the Rivers State House of Assembly, RVHA,Hon.Evans Bipi, who confirmed the unfortunate incident on Wednesday, said the kidnappers are demanding a N50m ransom or they will snuff out her life.
His words: “It happened on Sunday, at 12 midnight at Ikpokiri, opposite the wharf. The kidnappers called, requesting N50m or she will be killed”.
Confirming the incident,image maker of Rivers State Police Command, Supretentent of Police (SP), Nnamdi Omoni, said efforts are in top gear as the relevant tactical units of the Command have been activated and mobilised to ensure that the Councillor regains her freedom.
He said: ” I can confirm the development. All hands are on deck to ensure her timely release. The tactical unit has been fully mobilised and the Commissioner of Police has given them marching orders to ensure that she is released in record time.”