Mike Ozoemena, one of the collation officers of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Aba North/Aba South Federal Constituency bye-election in Abia State has been abducted.
He was abducted in Aba North Local Government Area of the state.
Ozomena, who was also the Campaign Officer of Mascot Uzor Kalu, the APC candidate in the constituency, was said to have been abducted by gunmen in the early hours of the day.
Spokesman of the party told Daily Trust that efforts to reach Ozoemena has been fruitless.
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“Engr. Mike Ozoemena, Director of Publicity, Mascot Uzor-Kalu Campaign and APC Collation Officer in Aba North has been whisked away by some men on white Hilux from his ward, Industrial Ward-2 Aba North to an unknown destination.
“We don’t know his whereabouts. We don’t know where they took him to; we are calling for immediate rescue,” he said.
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The election was fixed after the seat of Ossy Prestige, who represented the constituency, was declared vacant after his death on 6 February, 2021.