Edo steps up surveillance to rescue kidnapped PDP Chair, Aziegbemi


The Edo State Government said it’s on top of the situation to rescue the kidnapped Chairman of the State’s Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Tony Aziegbemi.

The Edo PDP chairman was kidnapped along country home road off Sapele Road Benin City at about 9pm when returning from a meeting held in government house .

His phones are said to be with his driver who was left behind during the kidnapping episode.

A section of the press release said :

The Government is working closely with security agencies to ensure his safe release and return to his family.

We have also increased surveillance and beefed-up security measures across the State to ensure that these criminal activities are quelled and culprits are brought to justice.

We encourage residents to go about their lawful businesses without fear and urge them to call the State emergency numbers 112 or 739 to report all suspicious persons or activities within their environs.

The Government reassures that it is committed to protecting the lives and property of Edo residents and will spare no resources in ensuring that the perpetrators of this dastardly act are apprehended and made to face the full wrath of the law.

Hon. Chris Nehikhare
_Commissioner for Communication and Orientation_qq

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