Gunmen have kidnapped the paramount ruler of Ikuru town in Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, Chief Aarom Ikuru at his house on Sunday night.
A lecturer, who works at the University of Port Harcourt and some boat travellers that left Andoni and were going back to Port Harcourt were also kidnapped by suspected sea pirates.
According to PUNCH, Maurice Ikuru, the paramount ruler’s palace spokesperson confirmed the incident on Monday, February 22. He revealed that Chief Aaron Ikuru was kidnapped between 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Sunday, February 21, 2021.
Nnamdi Omoni, who is the spokesperson of the Rivers State Police Command has confirmed that some travellers that were headed for Port Harcourt were kidnapped but their identities are yet to be known. His words:
“I can confirm that some persons who were coming back from Andoni were ambushed and kidnapped. An investigation is on-going to get the details,”