Traditional ruler of Isuokoma autonomous community in Onicha local government area of Ebonyi State, Eze Ambrose Ogbu, has been abducted by gunmen.
The Nation reported that the monarch was kidnapped on Wednesday night by unknown persons at his palace in Isu.
A stakeholder in the community confirmed the incident, and also told the publication that the abductors of the royal father were yet to contact the family as of Thursday morning.
”He was kidnapped last night at his palace. But the kidnappers have not made any contact with the family or the community. We have been waiting but no contact yet.”
Ebonyi Commissioner of Police Aliyu Garba confirmed the incident He said the command is doing everything possible to locate the monarch and rescue him from the abductors.
“He was in his house and they came and abducted him. No contact has been established with the abductors.”