Ex- Akwa Ibom Senator Abducted From Own Bar

Ex- Akwa Ibom Senator Abducted From Own Bar

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Suspected kidnappers have abducted the immediate past Senator
for Akwa Ibom South Senatorial District, Nelson Effiong.

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At least eight persons were wounded during the kidnapped saga at
a popular lounge, known as the Red Chamber, believed to be owned by
the Senator.

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Efiong, a one-time Speaker of the state House of Assembly, was
said to have been picked by three armed bandit at his popular
lounge along Oron Road, Uyo, the state capital Sunday night.

No fewer than eight customers were reportedly injured during the
invasion as they scampered to safety while the hoodlums fired
randomly to scare people.

“I have just been shot along Oron Road,” Erick Ekwere, one of
the victims said, urging security agencies to rescue the
situation.

Another source said, “The incident occurred at about 9:00pm on
Sunday night. The armed men stormed the sit-out with a Toyota Camry
car and started shooting randomly, sending the customers and other
guests to scamper to safety before they made straight to the former
Senator.”

A Check revealed that Effiong was whisked away by the kidnappers
in their Toyota Camry to unknown destination.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Odiko Macdon,
confirmed the report.

“The Command has received the report about the abduction of the
victim and the Commissioner of Police, has immediately ordered a
discreet investigation into the matter.

I believe that in no distance time, he would be rescued.

“The CP has also condemned that act and said no resources will
be spared to ensure that he is rescued and situations like are not
tolerated. Steps have been taken and are on the way to ensure that
the situation is brought under control,” he said.

Suspected kidnappers have abducted the immediate past Senator
for Akwa Ibom South Senatorial District, Nelson Effiong.

image image

At least eight persons were wounded during the kidnapped saga at
a popular lounge, known as the Red Chamber, believed to be owned by
the Senator.

image

Efiong, a one-time Speaker of the state House of Assembly, was
said to have been picked by three armed bandit at his popular
lounge along Oron Road, Uyo, the state capital Sunday night.

No fewer than eight customers were reportedly injured during the
invasion as they scampered to safety while the hoodlums fired
randomly to scare people.

“I have just been shot along Oron Road,” Erick Ekwere, one of
the victims said, urging security agencies to rescue the
situation.

Another source said, “The incident occurred at about 9:00pm on
Sunday night. The armed men stormed the sit-out with a Toyota Camry
car and started shooting randomly, sending the customers and other
guests to scamper to safety before they made straight to the former
Senator.”

A Check revealed that Effiong was whisked away by the kidnappers
in their Toyota Camry to unknown destination.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Odiko Macdon,
confirmed the report.

“The Command has received the report about the abduction of the
victim and the Commissioner of Police, has immediately ordered a
discreet investigation into the matter.

I believe that in no distance time, he would be rescued.

“The CP has also condemned that act and said no resources will
be spared to ensure that he is rescued and situations like are not
tolerated. Steps have been taken and are on the way to ensure that
the situation is brought under control,” he said.

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