A member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Ugbo Iyiriaro has been reportedly kidnapped along Benin-Abraka road.
The incident reportedly occured between Ugo and Ugboko communitie, Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State.
It was gathered that the victim left Benin on Tuesday to attend to an issue of urgent before the journey was aborted half way.
According to a source who does not want his name mentioned, the man was driving to his community Umoghunokhua with plan of returning to Benin soonest.
“It was further gathered that the kidnappers had already made contact with relatives of the victim and had demanded for twenty million naira,” our source said.
When contacted on phone, Police Lublic Relations Officer, Edo State Command, SP, Bello Kontongs did not answer several calls put to across his cell phone as at the time of filing this report.