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JUST IN: Gunmen kidnap council chairman’s father in Bayelsa


JUST IN: Gunmen kidnap council chairman’s father in Bayelsa

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped Pa Napoleon Alale, eighty-year-old father of Sagbama Local Government Council Chairman, in his home at Agbere Community, Bayelsa State.

A statement released by the Press Secretary to the SALGA Chairman, Dr Nikade Anderson, on Friday, revealed that the octogenarian was whisked away from his country home residence about 12 midnight, Friday.

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According to available reports, the unknown gunmen invaded Agbere community in the early hours of Friday, shooting sporadically to scare off residents, while one vigilante member on guard duty was shot by the assailants.

The kidnappers of Pa Napoleon Alale reportedly escaped in a boat through the Nun River to an unknown destination, and are yet to make contact with the family members of the SALGA Chairman.

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As at the time of the report, Police is yet to comment on the incident while it was gathered that the vigilante member, who sustained severe gunshot injuries, has been rushed to a nearby hospital and is said to be in a critical condition.