Gunmen abduct Ebonyi monarch

Gunmen have kidnapped Eze Ambrose Ogbu, the traditional head of the Isuokoma autonomous community in the Onicha local government area of Ebonyi State.

The monarch was taken hostage on Wednesday night at his palace in Isu by unidentified individuals, according to The Nation.

A member of the neighborhood confirmed the occurrence and told the media that as of Thursday morning, the royal father’s captors had not gotten in touch with the family.

He said; 

”He was kidnapped last night at his palace. But the kidnappers have not made any contact with the family or the community. We have been waiting but no contact yet.”

Ebonyi Commissioner of Police Aliyu Garba confirmed the incident He said the command is doing everything possible to locate the monarch and rescue him from the abductors.

Garba said;

“He was in his house and they came and abducted him. No contact has been established with the abductors.” 

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