In Imo, suspected herdsmen kidnap an APC chieftain.

Hon. Chinedu Eleliam, a ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Imo State, has been kidnapped by suspected herdsmen.

The abductors trailed Eleliam, the APC Chairman in Umuarugo Village Umueze ll, Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State. They fired several shots to scare people away before loading him into a waiting vehicle bound for an unknown destination.

Suspected herdsmen kidnap APC chieftain in Imo
A source told The Nation:

“The party chieftain was seized by the gunmen and bundled into their waiting car, adding that they fired gunshots into the air and drove off.”

Police Public Relations Officer, Imo State Command, Henry Okoye confirmed the abduction. He said; 

“Yes there is a report that the man was kidnapped on Wednesday but what I can not say is whether he is an APC, PDP or LP member. We are currently investigating the incident, our anti-kidnapping unit has commenced investigation to bring the perpetrators to book.”

This is coming barely 48 hours after Capt. Tony Enoch, a kinsman of Governor Hope Uzodimma and the Presidential Campaign Council Chairman for APC 2023 Presidential election in Oru East LGA was shot dead.

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