Gunmen Kidnapped Incumbent Commissioner in Benue
It was a shocking development yesterday night in Benue state as the incumbent Commissioner for Information, Culture, and Tourism, Matthew Abo, was abducted from his residence.
The unfortunate incident took place in Zaki-Biam, a rural town located in the Ukum Local Government Area of the state. Zaki-Biam is renowned for being home to the largest yam market in the country.
According to eyewitness accounts, the commissioner was taken by a group of gunmen who arrived on four motorcycles. They swiftly made their way to Abo’s house, where they ordered everyone present, including his wife and children.
He was abducted with a motorcycle.
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