Some unknown gunmen have abducted Bibi Oweifa, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and a lecturer of the Niger Delta University, NDU, Amassoma, Ndutimi Dudafa, in Bayelsa State.
Dudafa was said to have been whisked away from his home in Gbarantoru in Yenagoa Local Government Area at about 8pm last Thursday.
Oweifa, however, was reportedly accosted by the gunmen at the state secretariat annex in Yenagoa, the state capital on Friday.
According to The Nation, family of Dudafa, the abducted lecturer, confirmed the incident.
The elder brother to the victim, identified only as Ineye, described the incident as unfortunate, as he called for the unconditionally release of his brother.
He said the family is going through trying times due to the unfortunate incident. He also said that the family has been traumatised by the sudden abduction of the Sociology department lecturer.
“We are appealing for his unconditional release in the name of God, let them consider that God exists and free him,” the Nation quoted Ineye as saying.
“We are passing through a traumatised period because of this unfortunate abduction of my brother. I appeal to the security agencies to do everything humanly possible to have him released”.
But when contacted, Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Asinim Butswat said he was yet to be briefed on the incidents.