Rivers Guber 2023: Dread as Gunmen Kidnap APC Bigwig 2 Days to Poll
- Amadi Osaronu, the APC secretary of Ikwerre local government area of Rivers, has been kidnapped
- It was gathered that Osaronu was whisked away by gunmen dressed as police officers in his residence on Wednesday, March 15
- Reacting to the news of Osaronu's kidnap, the APC in Rivers said it could never be intimidated by anyone and anything
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Ikwerre LGA, Rivers - The All Progressives Congress (APC)'s secretary in Ikwerre local government area of Rivers state, Amadi Osaronu, is nowhere to be found.
The Punch reports that Osaronu was kidnapped by gunmen disguised as policemen in his residence in Aluu, Ikwerre LGA, on Wednesday, March 15.
This was confirmed on Thursday, March 16, by the APC spokesman in Rivers, Darlington Nwauju.
Speaking on the incident, Nwauju said the APC will not be intimidated by the development.
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“No amount of intimidation and arm-twisting will change the outcome of the March 18 which would be a resounding defeat for the Peoples Democratic Party."
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