Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted the monarch of Ikuru town in the Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, HRM Aarom Ikuru.
EKO HOT BLOG gathered that the traditional ruler was kidnapped at his residence on Sunday night.
It was further gathered that some boat travellers, including a lecturer at the University of Port Harcourt, who were returning to Port Harcourt from Andoni were kidnapped and whisked away by the gunmen.
The monarch’s palace spokesperson, Mr Maurice Ikuru, confirmed the kidnapping of his principal kidnap on Monday morning.
He said, “Yes, it’s true. It happened about 8:30 or 9pm.”
Also, the spokesman of the State police Command, Nnamdi Omoni, when contacted, confirmed that some Port Harcourt-bound travellers were kidnapped but was yet to get their identities.
Omoni said, “I can confirm that some persons who were coming back from Andoni were ambushed and kidnapped. Investigation is on-going to get the details.”