Former Female Commissioner, Soldier Kidnapped In Bayelsa

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By Amos Okioma
LAGOS JNAUARY 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)- Former Commissioner of Transport in Bayela state, Mrs.Marie Ebikake and a soldier were abducted in separate incidents at the weekend by unknown gunmen in Bayelsa state
The incidents occurred barely three days after a Bayelsa monarch’s wife who spent 25 days in captivity was freed on Thursday.

It was learnt that Ebikake was kidnapped at her residence in Igbogene area of Yenagoa Local Government Council Area of the state in the early hours of Sunday.
The spokesman for the Bayelsa Police Command, AsImin Butswat confirmed the development on Sunday.
“She was abducted at her residence by unknown gunmen at about 1am today. Manhunt has been launched to apprehend the perpetrators.” Butswat said.
The soldier was reportedly abducted by suspected sea pirates between the waterway of Foropa and Azuzuama area of Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.
The soldier identified simply as Rotimi who was on board a passenger boat to Yenagoa had the boat driver shot in the shoulder.
“The suspected sea pirates attacked the boat conveying the soldier and two other person’s to Yenagoa, they shot the boat driver and took away the soldier.
“They also stole the boat engine. They however left behind the female passenger,” A community spokesman told NewsRangers on phone.
Ebikake, who hailed from Brass Local Government Area was a former local government chairman in the area.
NewsRangers learnt that on January 10 armed men invaded her country home in Twon-Brass in Brass Local Government and vandalized the residence.

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