Suspected gunmen kidnap court president 

CITIZENS PRESIDENT: SUSPECTED gunmen have reportedly kidnapped the president of Igueben Area Customary Court, Edo State, Mrs Precious Aigbonoga, on Monday.

She was reportedly kidnapped in the morning in Ugoneki, on her way to court located in Igueben Local Government Area.

The Publicity Secretary, Nigeria Bar Association, Festus Usiobaifo who disclosed this in a statement, said the NBA was working closely with the Edo State Police Command to ensure Aigbonoga regained her freedom from the kidnappers.

The statement reads, “The President of Igueben Area Customary Court, Mrs Precious Aigbonoga, was kidnapped on Monday morning around Ugoneki area, on her way to court in Igueben Local Government Area, Edo State.

“She is the wife of our colleague, Mr. Afebu Aigbonoga, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Etsako West Constituency 1.

The Chairman of the Lion Bar, Chief Nosa Edo-Osagie, is deeply saddened by this news and condemns, in strong terms, the worrisome insensitivity of these bandits in kidnapping Mrs. Precious Aigbonoga; an easygoing, gentle, and hardworking judicial officer.

“The executive of the NBA is in close touch with the Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Dankwara. By the grace of God Almighty, His Honour shall be rescued unhurt, and the bandits brought to book, Amen.

“Let us keep His Honour in our prayers, please,” the statement added.

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