By Samuel Oyadongha, Yenagoa
A 26-year-old lady, Nancy Keme Dickson, has been kidnapped by armed men at the Okaka suburb of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital. The gunmen also seized her sales girl.
Sunday Vanguard gathered that Nancy is Governor Seriake Dickson’s sister.
The gunmen, numbering four, were said to have stormed Keme’s shop at about 2.50pm, yesterday, in a Lexus Jeep. According to eyewitnesses, the gunmen trailed their victim to her shop along Okaka Road, Yenagoa where she and her sales girl were forcibly taken away to an unknown destination.
Bayelsa State police public relations officer, Asinim Butswat, confirmed the incident. He said, “On December 19, 2015, at about 1450hrs, four unknown gunmen in an ash Lexus Jeep, trailed one Nancy Keme Dickson, 26, to her shop at Okaka Road, Yenagoa, and abducted her and her sales girl to an unknown destination.”
Butswat said immediately the command was alerted, it embarked on a stop and search/cordon operations in a bid to rescue the victims and apprehend the perpetrators.
“Efforts have been intensified to arrest the abductors and investigation is ongoing.”