Unknown gunmen in military uniform kidnap Wike's aide

Gunmen abducted the governor's aide from a hotel in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike

According to a statement by the spokesperson of the Rivers State Police Command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, Anuoha was abducted from an unnamed hotel in Port Harcourt, the state capital, on Thursday, January 17, 2019.

He disclosed that all tactical units in the state have been given a marching order to ensure the release of the governor's aide.

"This is unfortunate and as a command we are touched by this development and will go all out to ensure his speedy and timely release.

"Contacts have been made with sister security agencies and other stakeholders in this direction," he said.

He appealed to members of the public to remain calm and begged them to provide authorities with useful information that could lead to Anuoha's release.

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