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Gunmen Kidnap Benue State Commissioner, Others 

Some-yet-to-be-identified gunmen have Kidnapped the Benue State Commissioner for Housing And Urban Development, Mr Ekpe Ogbu. 

It was learnt that the commissioner was kidnapped at the notorious Adankari Junction along the Otukpo-Ado Road at about 4pm on Sunday.

The special adviser on security matters to governor Samuel Ortom, Colonel Paul Hemba (retd), confirmed the incident on Sunday night. 

According to him, the Hilux van the victim was traveling in has been recovered by the Police in Otukpo, and rescue efforts have begun but no contact has been established with the kidnappers.


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