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Asenior official of Aba South council, identified as Mr Uzoma Nwolu, was kidnapped in Aba, Abia State, wednesday night.
It was gathered that Nwolu was abducted about 7.10 pm as he drove into his street in Ogbor Hill area of the city without knowing the gunmen were trailing him.
Workers of Aba South council were said to have been worried over the incident as the news filtered into the secretariat.
According to one of the workers, who preferred anonymity, “Mr Nwolu had driven into the street but didn’t realize that the gunmen were trailing him.
’They blocked him about a distance to his house, ordered him out of his vehicle before he was taken away in his vehicle by the gunmen.’
The source revealed that the vehicle was yet to be recovered.
At press time, it could not be confirmed whether the gunmen had contacted his family.
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