BY AUSTIN OGWUDA, Asaba
IT wasÂ double tragedy forÂ one-time chairman of Ndokwa East Local Government Council in Delta State, Mrs. Mary Chidi,Â following her abduction on Friday morning by unknown gunmen at her Asaba residence.
TheÂ woman, who is presently a member of the state Waste Management Board,Â Â was still mourningÂ her eldest sonÂ who died and was buried two days when she was abducted.
The abductors had disguised as some of the sympathizers thronging her residence to condole her over the death of the son. But family membersÂ were scared stiff when the abductors who were initially shedding tears suddenly pulled out their guns and took her awayÂ from her Government Reserved Area (GRA) residence in Asaba thatÂ FridayÂ at about 10am to anÂ unknown place.
No contact has been made by the abductors with the family of the victimÂ at the time of this reportÂ but the state police commandÂ public relations officers (PPRO), Mr. Charles Muka, confirmed the incident, saying â€œwe are on top of itâ€.