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  • Updated: December 06, 2022

Kidnapped Benue Commissioner Released By Gunmen

Kidnapped Benue Commissioner Released By Gunmen

The Benue State Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Ekpe Ogbu alongside three others have been released by gunmen who kidnapped them near Ado Local government area last Friday.

The commissioner was abducted on his way to Makurdi from Utonkom in Ado LGA of the state.

Following the development, the Ado Local Government Executive Council, under the leadership of Hon James Oche has confirmed the release of the commissioner and the 3 other persons.
No statement was issued to ascertain if the N5 million ransom demanded was paid as Information on the release is still sketchy.

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