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Bayelsa APC governor candidate’s cousin kidnapped

24 November 2015, 15:08

Yenagoa - Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted Krinpere Douglas, cousin to Timipre Sylva, the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate in Bayelsa State, reports Sahara Reporters.

Douglas was kidnapped on Monday afternoon along the Ogbia-Brass waterways  when the  boat he was riding in was attacked by the gunmen.

Douglas was on his way to Okpoma and Brass areas to attend a political rally in support of Sylva.

Also read: Kogi PDP chieftain kidnapped

Nathan Egba, the Director for Media and Publicity of Sylva’s campaign, confirmed the incident.

Egba stated that Douglas’s boat was attacked by the gunmen who abducted him to an unknown destination.

The police command in the state, however, said it is yet to receive an official report of the incident.

Read more at Sahara Reporters.

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