Bandits kidnap Benue commissioner’s wife
Armed bandits have abducted the wife of Benue Commissioner for Lands and Survey, Mrs. Ann Unenge.
The unfortunate incident occurred in Makurdi around 6pm on Thursday.
The incident was confirmed by a relative of the family who said that the victim was on her way back from her hometown where she went to see her parents.
The abductors also took away her car with which she was travelling. According to eyewitnesses, the victim had tried to open the door when they got to a major junction in town. She screamed at the top of her voice and struggled with the bandits but could not break free. The assailants shot sporadically into the air to scare away passersby.
As of the time of filing this report, the Benue state police command was yet to confirm the incident.