Group known as Edo State Decide Movement has called on the state governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki to rescue the a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party who was reportedly kidnapped in the early hours of Monday.
The PDP chieftain in Edo South Senatorial District, Owere Dickson Imasogie was reported kidnapped alongside his around 7am on Monday.
A source closed to the family said, “He was kidnapped in his farm around Obada area in Uhunmwonde Local Government Area. He was with his driver when the incident happened.”
A statement from family source reads, “We are just informed that our daddy, mentor and a renowned philanthropist whose philanthropic gesture is indeed exceptional in person of Sir Chief Dickson Imasogie ( EDO SOUTH PDP LEADER ) and others have just been kidnapped on their way to the farm this morning along Benin Agbor road.
“As matter of urgency, we call on the state government GODWIN OBASEKI to take a drastic action as to rescue the father to all and others from the hands of the hoodlums or kidnappers who are enemies of progress in our dear state.”
As at the time of filing this report, the police was yet to confirm or make any statement on the development.