By Elo Edremoda, Warri
Chairman of Warri North council area of Delta Adughe Okorodudu, has been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen.
The incident, The Nation learnt, occurred at about 8:25pm on Saturday, near Nana Model College, in Warri.
He was said to have been kidnapped in a black Range Rover with registration number simply given as “890”.
He was said to be returning from Asaba, the state capital, when the arms-wielding hoodlums attacked his vehicle and whisked him to an unknown destination.
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Unconfirmed reports claim the gunmen shot his driver.
The incident has caused serious tension among residents of Warri and the political class.
The Delta State Police Command is, however, yet to confirm the development.
Messages to Commissioner of Police, Hafiz Inuwa and the Police spokesperson, DSP Onome Onowakpoyeya, had not been replied as of the time of filing this report.