By Wilson Adekumola
Gunmen have kidnapped the Chieftain of the People Demoncratic Party in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Eyo Edet, at his filling station on Monday in Oron Local Government Area of the state.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria’s, the State Police Command confirmed the abduction of the victim, who is also known as Eyo Aswang, the Deputy Coordinator Divine Mandate, on Wednesday.
The Commad’s Spokesman, SP Odiko Macdon, said the Commissioner of Police, Olatoye Durosinmi has ordered investigation into the matter.
He explained further that the commissioner had visited the scene of the incident and the water front in Oron where a Sienna vehicle used for the operation was burnt by the abductors.
“We’ve also seen the Sienna used to perpetuate the act.
“Investigations have commenced already and I’m sure the perpetrators will be brought to book in no distant time,” Macdon said.
An eye witness, said the kidnappers took the victim into a Sienna vehicle and subsequently into a speed boat.
The abductors who set the Sienna vehicle ablaze before speeding off into the creeks, are yet to contact Edet’s family.