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Gunmen kidnap Ebonyi govt house photographer


Ebonyi State Government House Cameraman, Mr. Uchenna Nwube has been reportedly abducted by suspected kidnappers along Okigwe-Aba-Enugu Expressway.

Reports revealed that the development has opened up a series of discussions among Journalists and Staff of the Government as to the safety of the abductee.

According to Vanguard, Nwube, who was allowed access to his phone by the kidnappers, told some selected journalists that he was kidnapped on Wednesday at about 7 p.m.

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He was quoted as saying, “I was kidnapped today, June 8 while returning to Abakaliki from Aba and I had some people in my car.

“Right now, they (kidnappers) are demanding N50 million as ransom, which I do not know how and when I can get such money. Please, I need help,”.

When contacted, the spokesman of the Ebonyi Police Command, SP Chris Anyanwu said, “The area the incident occurred is not within our jurisdiction in Ebonyi. That place is between Imo and Abia.“

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