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Hours after train attack, gunmen abduct Edo Customary Court president



Hours after attacking a train in Edo state, gunmen has strike again as they abduct the President of Igueben Area Customary Court,  Mrs Precious Aigbonoga, on Monday.

Aigbonoga was kidnapped around the Ugoneki axis, on her way to Court in Igueben Local Government Area (LGA) of Edo.


The Chairman of the Lion Bar, Chief Nosa  Edo-Osagie, in a statement by Mr Festus  Usiobaifo, the  Publicity Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Benin branch, expressed sadness over the abduction.

Edo-Osagie, while condemning the act in strong terms, expressed worry over bandits’ operation in the area and the kidnapping of  Aigbonoga, who he described as an easygoing, gentle, and hardworking judicial officer.


“Meanwhile, the Dream Team is in close touch with the Commissioner of Police, C.P. Mohammed Adamu Dankwara. By the grace of God Almighty, His Honour shall be rescued unhurt, and the bandits brought to book, Amen!, ” he said

NewsWireNGR reports that same Monday, a former Edo State House of Assembly member, Festus Edughele, was kidnapped by suspected gunmen in Ubiaja while on his way from Orhionmwon to Benin City, the state capital.

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