Gunmen have kidnapped the Accord Party candidate for the Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni sin Local Government Area Constituency 2 in the Rivers State House of Assembly for the March 18 election, Chukwudi Ogbonna.
Ogbonna was reportedly kidnaped while driving in his car at Rumuigbo, near Port Harcourt on Monday night when the gunmen forced him to stop and whisked him away with his car.
This development was confirmed by the candidate’s cousin’s brother, Ifeaka Nwakiri on Tuesday, March 14, 2023.
He said; “They took him with his Mercedes car. We have reported the matter at the Kala Police station.”
However, the state police command is yet to react to the development as of press time.