In the Akwa Ibom State local government of Etim Ekpo, gunmen abducted Monday Ekoriko, the principal of Madonna Community Secondary School, on Saturday.


According to reports, the thieves got away with a motorcycle and Ekoriko’s SUV automobile.

When recounting the incident on Sunday, Ekoriko’s wife, Menim, said the armed men broke into the family property at Udianga Enem, in the state’s Etim Ekpo LGA, at around 7.30 p.m., and went straight to where her husband was sitting.


When they arrived, she said, “I was in the bathroom. Others raided the house, fished him out, and began hitting him when he put up resistance. The procedure took roughly two hours.

Menyene, the victim’s eldest son, stated that after learning of.

They collected some information from my mother and me, looked over the scene, and assured us that the offenders would be caught,” he added.

Odiko Macdon, the state police’s public relations officer, confirmed the occurrence.


He said, “We received the information last night and as we speak, the Commissioner of Police has ordered the deployment of a tactical squad which the CP himself is directing and they are closing in on the abductors.”

In a related occurrence, on Saturday night, gunmen kidnapped a large number of motorists in Ifon, in the Ose Local Government Area of

At the time this report was submitted, the precise number of victims remained unknown.

However, a source revealed that the travellers, who numbered around 32, were taking a coastal bus from Ondo State to Benin City, Edo State, when the gunmen suddenly stepped out of the nearby bush, halted the vehicle, and abducted all of the passengers.

Nobody has heard anything about the victims since, according to the source.

According to the Ondo State Security Network Agency, better known as Amotekun, its men are currently searching the state’s Benin-Ifon to Owo forest for the victims.

The state police public relations officer, Funmilayo Odunlami, was contacted on Sunday and stated that one of the travellers


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