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Gunmen kidnap Akwa Ibom politician

07 November 2016, 07:05

Uyo - Unidentified gunmen have kidnapped a prominent politician and businessman, Mr Amaete Akpan Ntuk from Ikot Abasi Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

It was learnt that Ntuk was abducted with his wife around 7pm on Saturday, on his way home from Ibom International Airport.

It was also gathered that the incident occurred at a village in Mkpat Enin Local Government area, near Ikot Abasi.

Also read: Gunmen kidnap APC chieftain in Rivers

It was learnt that they were returning home after attending the inauguration of the new Managing Director of the Niger-Delta Development Commission NDDC, Obong Nsima Ekere in Abuja on Friday.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Akwa Ibom ASP Cordelia Nwawe, confirmed the kidnapping, adding that investigation on the incident has commenced.

- NAN

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