Gunmen Kidnap Brother Of Edo State Deputy Governor

Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu

The brother to the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Frederick Shaibu, has been kidnapped by gunmen in Benin.

Shaibu was kidnapped on Monday while on his way to drop his kids off at school.

A family source said, “They attacked him and took him away. It happened in Aruogba area, Irhiri at around 7 am when he was going to drop his children in school. The children were left by the gunmen and took their father away.

”But the incident has been reported to security agencies, they have not made any contact with the family. It is believed that the kidnappers came through the river because people who saw the incident said they went through the bushes in that area that leads to the riverside. Security agencies have been informed and they are doing everything possible to ensure that he is released unhurt and be reunited with his family”

”But when contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, Chidi Nwabuzor said he was yet to get the full briefing of the incident. “I am not aware of this development yet but I will find out and get back to you.”


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