Freed Edo Immigration PRO Narrates Ordeals, Says ‘I Was To Be Killed But Sold To Herders’


The public relations officer of the Edo State command of the Nigerian Immigration Service, DSI Bridget Esene has said that she was meant to be killed but her abductors sold her to suspected Fulani herdsmen.

Esene, who was released by her abductors on Tuesday, expressed happiness over her release but said she suffered in the hands of her abductors.

“The armed men numbering five trailed me to my church at Ikhueniro near Benin City where I was kidnapped.

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”I was forced into their car and driven out of the church premises by my abductors who later sold me to another set of kidnappers who are suspected herdmen. I saw hell and l don’t wish my enemy such”, she said.

She said that upon sighting the kidnapper, she had attempted to escape but was intercepted at gunpoint by the hoodlums.

Esene stated that the armed men later took her into the forest and some other hardened kidnappers were on ground to receive her.

She added: “I was later sold to another set of gunmen who then took her deep into the forest.”

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Mrs Esene said she was later rescued by the police and the vigilante.


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