Gabriel Enenche —
It has been reported that the Benue State Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Dennis Ekpe Ogbu was kidnapped yesterday.
He was kidnapped alongside Honourable Agbo Ode, one of his in-laws and the driver.
According to Daily Trust, Ogbu was abducted along Ado-Otukpo road in the state while travelling to his home in Ado local government area. The whereabouts of the kidnapped commissioner is yet unknown but, his Hilux van has been recovered by the police.
The commissioner was said to have attended a Church programme, where Senator Abba Moro, representing Benue South Senatorial district, dedicated his newly inaugurated Campaign Council to God at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Otukpo.
He was reportedly forced to a halt by the kidnappers while inside the van at Adankari junction about 9pm.