A commissioner with the National Population Commission in Bayelsa State, Mrs. Gloria Izonfuo, has been reportedly abducted by unknown gunmen.
Mrs. Izonfuo, a former Head of Service in Bayelsa State, was abducted at the Ogbakiri junction along the East-West Road in Rivers State, on Sunday evening while she was travelling to Port Harcourt from Brass in Bayelsa.
She was reportedly whisked away by gunmen who also abducted her driver and maid. Her abductors have demanded N500 million ransom for their release.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Rivers State Police Command, Grace Iringe-Koko who confirmed the incident, says the Commissioner of Police has given the force’s tactical teams their marching orders to ensure the victims regain their freedom.