Gunmen Abduct Lawyer in Edo


Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City

A Benin based lawyer identified as Mr. G.C Igbokwe has been abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers.
Igbokwe who is the Chairman, Benin Law Week Organising Committee of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), was abducted on Monday evening near Okhuaihe village along Benin–Agbor-Asaba expressway while on his way to Enugu.

Edo Police Spokesman, DSP Moses Ikomba, who confirmed the kidnapping described it as a very sad incident.

He said the police was already on the kidnappers’ trail and assured that the abducted lawyer would soon be rescued.