Ex-senator Laments as Top Igbo Chief in Kaduna Remains in Kidnappers' Den

Ex-senator Laments as Top Igbo Chief in Kaduna Remains in Kidnappers' Den

  • A top Anambra chief, Fred Awagu, resident in Kaduna state is still in captivity after more than a week
  • This was disclosed by a former Kaduna federal lawmaker, Shehu Sani, via his Facebook page on Saturday, December 11
  • Sani appealed to Nigerians to pray for the release of Awagu who was abducted alongside other persons in his Kaduna home

Kaduna - Shehu Sani on Saturday, December 11, spoke out on the kidnap of an Anambra chief, Fred Awagu, in Kaduna.

The former federal lawmaker revealed via his Facebook page that Chief Awagu was abducted in the northern state alongside other persons earlier in December.

Fred Awagu
Shehu Sani said Chief Awagu has been in captivity for nine days (Photo: Shehu Sani)
Source: Facebook

Sani called on Nigerians. to say prayers for the safe release or rescue of the chief.

He wrote:

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"The 75-year-old Kaduna Igbo Chief, Fred Awagu who hails from Anambra state, and others are still in the hands of kidnappers after they invaded his Kaduna home 9 days ago.
"Let’s pray and keep the hope alive for their freedom."

Panic, terror as gunmen kidnap prominent Igbo chief in southwest

Meanwhile, Chief Donatus Okereke, the Eze Ndigbo of Ifon in Ose local government in Ondo, was on Monday, November 22, abducted by gunmen.

Chief Okereke's kidnap was carried out in the same location where the late Oluifon of Ifon, Oba Isreal Adeusi, was recently murdered by some unknown criminals.

According to an Ifon community leader, Olaniyi Eni Olotu, empty bullet shells were found close to the victim's vehicle.

There is also the suspicion that the chief's kidnappers that kidnappers stole some of his money in the attack.

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Before this, Maikunkele community in the Bosso local government area of Minna, Niger was raided on Saturday, November 20, by a gang of gunmen who kidnapped an Igbo businessman.

The attackers gained access into the community through some nearby forests and tried to subdue any form of resistance with gunshots before heading for the victim.

It was gathered that the abduction of the southeast businessman came about one year after an Igbo man died in a similar attack.

Source: Legit.ng

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