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NPC Commissioner, Aides Kidnaped In Rivers, Abductors Demand N500m Ransom

The Bayelsa Federal Commissioner at the National Population Commission, Mrs Gloria Izonfuo has been abducted by gunmen.

According to the  Rivers Police Spokesman, SP Grace Iringe-Koko, who spoke on Monday said Izonfuo was abducted on Sunday alongside her driver and maid at the Ogbakiri Junction on the East-West Road. The kidnap occurred when they were returning to Port Harcourt after a trip to Brass in Bayelsa.

He added that police tactical teams had been deployed to ensure the rescue of the commissioner and her aides.

An update has it that the gunmen have already made contact with the family and demanded for N500 Million Naira ransom for the release of the victims.

The Police PRO also revealed that the Commissioner of Police has deployed tactical teams to ensure she is rescued safe and unhurt.

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