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Gunmen abduct Edo Independent Television’s General Manager

By Gabriel Enogholase
BENIN—Kidnapping again reared its ugly head in Benin, Edo State, last weekend as a yet-to-be identified gun men have abducted the General Manager of Independent Television/Radio in Benin, Mr. Martins Ekpe.

Independent Radio/Television is owned by the Esama of Benin, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion.

Vanguard gathered from a close source to the media outfit that Mr. Ekpe was  kidnapped by his assailants last Saturday on his way home from work.

At press time yesterday, there was still no news on the whereabout of Mr. Ekpe, as those who are holding him are yet to make contact with either his family or his employer.

When contacted, Edo State Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Peter Ogboi, said he had not been told officially.


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