Abuja - Eight fishermen have allegedly been kidnapped by sea
pirates in Akwa Ibom, Dailypost reported.
Confirming the incident, Transitional Chairman of Ibeno
Local Government Area, Williams Mkpah, has stated that the pirates are intensifying
their presence in the Ibeno community.
According to reports the pirates are also demanding millions
of naira as ransom for the fishermen.
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The matter has been reported to the DSS, police and
However, Public Relation Officer of the Police Command in
Akwa Ibom, Cordelia Nwawe, has stated that they have not been made aware of the
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