Yenagoa - A cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Samuel Oki, who was kidnapped on Wednesday together with his father Inegite Jonathan is dead, reports Premium Times.
He was found dead in Otueke River on Friday.
Fishermen found the decomposing body of Oki floating in the river and recovered it.
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Armed gunmen had on Wednesday abducted 72-year-old Inegite Jonathan, President Jonathan’s uncle and foster father, but the kidnap of Oki was not immediately noticed until several hours later.
Oki’s death is already raising concerns over the safety of the former President’s uncle, whose whereabout was still unknown by Friday afternoon.
- News 24