Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Rivers State Commissioner For Power, Three College Officials Kidnapped

The commissioner in charge of power, Augustine Wokocha, was kidnapped over the weekend.

Police sources told Saharareporters that Mr. Wokocha was kidnapped with the librarian of the Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku in Ogba/ Egbema/Ndoni local government area. Also, kidnapped was Dr. R F Quadri and the school's director of Academic Planning and Statistics, Dr. Richard Ihua Maduenyi.

The commissioner was kidnapped as he was returning from Ahoada town some 35 miles from Port harcourt the Rivers state capital.

Family sources stated that Wokocha was seized around 6:30 PM on Ahoada-Omoku road in the state.

A police source said the kidnappers are yet to make any demands for ransom. The governor of Rivers state Rotimi Amaechi has reportedly suppressed the kidnap story from getting any media attention in the state.

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