Gunmen abduct commissioner in his residence


Gunmen have reportedly abducted Bayelsa State Commissioner for Trade and Commence, Mr Otokito Federal Oparmiola.

According to a Daily Trust report on Friday, he was said to have been kidnapped by armed men at his residence at Otuokpoti, Ogbia Local Government Arearea last night.

The paper said it gathered that “the gunmen invaded the community at about 11pm on Thursday and after scaring people away, they proceeded to the commissioner’s residence.”

“When contacted, the police spokesman in Bayelsa State, SP Asinim Butswat, said he was in a meeting and he would call back,” the report said.


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