Hon Ekpe Ogbu, commissioner for housing and urban development, Benue State, was yesterday declared missing. Ogbu got missing with his in-law, one Honourable Agbo Ode, as well as his driver.
Our correspodent gathered that the trio disappeared along David Marks Farm, after Akpa Otobi. They were travelling from Otukpo to Utonkon in Ado Local Government Area of the state when the incident occurred.
They were returning from a church programme hosted by Senator Abba Moro, representing Benue South Senatorial district, who dedicated his newly inaugurated campaign council to God at St Augustine Catholic Church, Otukpo, it was gathered.
According to another source, the victims were on their way to Ogbu’s village at Ndekma at Utonkon District of Ado LGA. Their alleged kidnap happened around 8:45pm on Sunday, 4th December, 2022.
The official vehicle they were travelling in was recovered, and deposited at the Divisional Police office in Otukpo.