Unknown gunmen have reportedly kidnapped one of the younger brothers of the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Mr. Philip Shuai in Benin.
The victim according to family sources was identified as Frederick Shaibu and that he was abducted by the yet-to-be identified gunmen while taking his kids to school in Irhiri, Benin City, the state capital on Monday.
As of the time of filing this report, it was gathered that the kidnappers are yet to make contact with the family.
The source said, “They attacked him and took him away. It happened in the Aruogba area, Irhiri around 07 am when he was driving his children to school. The children were left by the gunmen who took their father away. But the incident has been reported to security agencies, they have not made any contact with the family.
“It is believed that the kidnappers came through the Ogba River because people who witnessed the incident said they went through the bushes that lead to the riverside.