Police confirm kidnap of NLC Chairman in C/River

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The Command has confirmed the kidnap of the state Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress, Ben Ukpepi at his residence in Akpabuyo local government area of the state.

The State Public Relations Officer, DSP Irene Ugbo, disclosed this in an interview on Wednesday in Calabar.

Ugbo said that the Chairman was kidnapped at about 7.30pm on Tuesday night by suspected kidnappers.

“The story of the kidnap of the Chairman is true. He was kidnapped in Akpabuyo in his house.

“We got the report this morning. The Anti Cultism and Kidnapping Unit are on top of the situation to rescue him,” she said.

A source who pleaded anonymity, said on phone that the NLC Chairman was making a phone call within his residence when his abductors took him away.

“His family have been calling his line, but it has been switched off since last night and his abductors have not called up till now,” the source said. (NAN)


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