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Unknown gangster kidnap former commissioner in Imo state

Unknown gangster kidnap former commissioner in Imo state

Engr. Alex Ogwazuo who served as commissioner for culture and tourism in Imo state has reportedly been kidnapped.

According to Vanguard, Ogwazuo was kidnapped over the weekend by unknown gangsters in the state capital, Owerri.

The former commissioner who was sacked by Governor Rochas Okorocha reportedly attended a social function when he was attacked by hoodlums. The attackers took him away in his Sports Utility Vehicle.

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The former commissioner also served as Board chairman of the Imo State Oil Producing Area Development Commission before his sack.

Meanwhile, unknown gunmen reportedly attacked and killed a Syrian businessman Ahmed Abu Areeda, in Kano state on Tuesday, April 10.

It was reported that the man’s son, Muhammad Ahmed, was also abducted. Read more:

According to The Nation, the tragic incident happened when the deceased, accompanied by two of his children, went to the Kano state office of the Nigerian Red Cross Society on Hospital road to pick his car.

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