Unknown Gunmen reportedly abducted the collation officer for the All Progressive Congress (APC) for Aba North council, Engr. Mike Ozoemena, during the by-election for Aba North/South federal constituency held yesterday.
Ozoemena, who is also the campaign officer of the APC candidate, Mascot Uzor Kalu, was kidnapped at the Industrial Ward 2 area of Aba.
Abia State APC Publicity Secretary, Benedict Godson, confirmed the incident, saying Ozoemena’s whereabouts was still unknown.
“Engr. Mike Ozoemena, director of publicity, Mascot Uzor-Kalu Campaign and APC collation officer in Aba North, has been whisked away by some men on white Hilux van from his ward, Industrial Ward 2, Aba North to an unknown destination.
“We don’t know his whereabouts. We don’t know where they’ve taken him to and we’re calling for his immediate release,” he said.