Breaking: Gunmen kidnap Warri Council chairman after attending PDP Congress


After taking part in Saturday’s State Congress of the People Democratic Party, (PDP), Congress in Asaba, Delta State, the chairman of Warri North local government area, Aduge Okorodudu has been kidnapped by some unknown gunmen.

Okorodudu, was reportedly kidnapped while being driven home by his driver after attending the party congress.

Sources said the gunmen reportedly attacked the chairman and his driver along Mbiaku Link Road in Warri GRA at about 5:43pm

“They were just returning from Asaba where he had attended the State party congress when the gunmen attacked his vehicle along Mbiaku Link Road in Warri GRA, the driver was shot before he was taken away, as we speak to you, the driver is receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital while we are yet to hear from those who took him away” a source disclosed.

The source said though those who took him away are yet to reach out to the family members “we pray they bring him back to us safely”

The Delta State Police spokesperson, Onome Onowhakpoyeya has not confirmed the unfortunate development yet.

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