A youthful brother of the deputy governor of Edo State recognized as Frederick Shaibu has been kidnapped by gunmen whereas taking his youngsters to highschool in Irhiri, Benin.
As of the time of this report, the abductors had been but to make contact with the household.
A household supply instructed PUNCH that the incident occurred on Monday.
The supply stated, “They attacked him and took him away. It occurred within the Aruogba space, Irhiri round 07 am when he was driving his youngsters to highschool. The youngsters had been left by the gunmen who took their father away. However the incident has been reported to safety businesses, they haven’t made any contact with the household.
“It’s believed that the abductors got here by way of the Ogba River as a result of individuals who witnessed the incident stated they went by way of the bushes that result in the riverside.
“Safety businesses have been knowledgeable and they’re doing the whole lot doable to make sure that he’s launched unharmed and reunited along with his household.”
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer within the state, Chidi Nwabuzor, stated he was but to be briefed on the incident.