The Police Command in Anambra State has confirmed the kidnapping of Mr Okechukwu Okoye, a lawmaker representing Aguata Constituency 1 in the State House of Assembly.
Okoye, an indigene of Isuofia, the same community as Gov. Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State, was kidnapped in Aguata on Sunday.
DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, the Police Public Relations Officer of the command, who confirmed the kidnap while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Anambra, said the lawmaker’s black Siena bus, which he was driving before the incident, had been recovered.
Ikenga said the command had launched a manhunt for the kidnappers with the aim of rescuing him.