News coming in say that the Rivers State House of Assembly candidate has been kidnapped by some unknown gunmen a few days before the elections.
According to reports, Chukwudi Ogbonna, the Accord Party candidate for the Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area Constituency in the Rivers State House of Assembly was kidnapped by these gunmen while driving in his car at Rumuigbo.
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The news of the kidnap of the candidate was announced by his brother Ifeaka Nwakiri while speaking in an interview with The Punch.
“They took him with his Mercedes car. We have reported the matter at the Kala Police station”, he said.
In other news, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has described the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, as the hero of the 2023 presidential election.
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Governor Wike said the decision of Peter Obi to contest the presidential election under the platform of the Labour Party, primarily prevented the north from retaining power after the end of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure.
The Rivers State governor said this during an interactive meeting with the Technical Dealers Association of Nigeria, Computer Dealers Association, Garrison Phone Dealers Association and Building Materials Traders Association in Port Harcourt on Saturday, March 11.
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