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Gunmen abduct NPC commissioner, aides in Rivers, demand N500m ransom
By: Cletus Sunday Ilobanafor
Tue, 25 Apr 2023   ||   Nigeria,

The Bayelsa Federal Commissioner at the National Population Commission, Mrs Gloria Izonfuo has been abducted by gunmen.

Police spokesperson in Rivers, SP Grace Iringe-Koko who confirmed the abduction on Monday, said Izonfuo was abducted on Sunday alongside her driver and maid at the Ogbakiri Junction on the East-West Road.

The trio were returning to Port Harcourt after a trip to Brass in Bayelsa when they were abducted.

ringe-Koko added that police tactical teams had been deployed to ensure the rescue of the commissioner and her aides.

Izonfuo was formerly Head of Civil Service in Bayelsa.

The gunmen have already demanded for N500 million naira ransom for the release of the victims.


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