The police in Anambra State have confirmed the abduction of Okechukwu Okoye, a lawmaker
Gunmen have abducted a lawmaker representing Aguata State Constituency 1 in the Anambra House of Assembly, Okechukwu Okoye.
Mr Okoye, an indigene of Isuofia, the same community as Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra State, was kidnapped in Aguata on Sunday.
The police spokesperson in Anambra, Toochukwu Ikenga, has confirmed the incident.
The lawmaker’s black Siena SUV, which he was driving before the incident, had been recovered, the police said.
Mr Ikenga, a deputy superintendent of police, said the police have launched a manhunt for the kidnappers to rescue the lawmaker.
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