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Gunmen kidnap serving Commissioner in Bayelsa

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The Commissioner for Local Government in Bayelsa State, Madam Serefina Otazi has been kidnapped by some yet-to-be identified gunmen.

Otazi’s abduction is coming barely a day after the younger sister of Governor Seriake Dickson, Miss Nancy Dickson, was reportedly abducted alongside her salesgirl in Yenagoa, the state capital.

The suspected gunmen were said to have kidnapped the Commissioner on Sunday afternoon in Otuoke, home town of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Speaking on the kidnap, nephew of the commissioner, Patrick Oba said she was abducted at gun point in Otuoke while on her way to Ewoi community in Ogbia Local Government Area of the state for a funeral event.

The kidnappers were said to have forcefully taken away her car keys so as to frustrate attempts to report the crime.

Other occupants in the car which include, two females and the driver were unharmed by the gunmen who sped off to an unknown destination with Otezi in their own vehicle.

The victim had served as Commissioner for Women Affairs and Acting Chairman of Ogbia Local Government Area.

Confirming the incident, the State Police Command spokesman, Asinim Butswat, said the command had intensified efforts to rescue the victim and apprehend the culprits.


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