Unknown gunmen have abducted Bayelsa state Commissioner of Trade and Commerce, Otokito Federal Oparmiola at his residence in Otuokpoti, Ogbia LGA of the state.
Bayelsa Commissioner Abducted
The Police spokesman in Bayelsa, SP Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the abduction, said the gunmen invaded the community at about 11 pm on Thursday and after shooting randomly into the air to scare people before whisking the commissioner away.
But swat said, “Preliminary investigation revealed that the kidnappers stormed the residence of Hon Federal Otokito on 20th January, 2022 at about 2300hours and whisked him away in a waiting speedboat to an unknown destination.
“The command has launched a manhunt for the rescue of the victim and the arrest of the suspects. The investigation is ongoing.”
This comes a few days after gunmen abducted the Gwom Rwei (District Head) of Vwang District of Jos-south Local Government Area of Plateau, Da Gyang Balak.