- Ebibake was kidnapped inside her house in Bayelsa by yet-to-be-identified gunmen
- She had escaped probable abduction some days ago before when her residence in Brass was attacked
- The kidnappers are yet to make any demands or say why they kidnapped her
Unknown gunmen have kidnapped the former commissioner for transport in Bayelsa state Marie Ebikake.
Channels TV reports that Ebibake was abducted in the early hours of Sunday, January 14 morning at her residence in Igbogene area of the oil-rich south-south state.
Legit.ng also gathered from earlier reports that some hoodlums had earlier invaded her residence in Brass some days back.
Ebibake's kidnap comes just days after a kidnap kingpin was killed in the state by joint forces of the Nigerian Army and police.
Legit.ng had reported that militant leader Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo aka Karowei, was killed in a gun battle while trying to escape after he was initially arrested by security agents.
The military Joint Task Force, Operation Delta Safe (ODS), said Karowei, after his arrest, confessed to several crimes in Ekeremor and Burutu local government areas in Bayelsa and Delta states respectively.
Legit.ng gathered that he had volunteered to lead the military troops to his camp to give up his arms and ammunition and urged other gang members to surrender.
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