February 29, 2016

91-yr-old ex-CBN Director kidnapped in church

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By Ochuko Akuopha

OLEH—UNIDENTIFIED gunmen, yesterday, kidnapped 91-year-old retired Director, Foreign Operations, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Chief Joseph Ogedegbe at St. Michael’s Anglican Church, Emevor, Isoko North Local Government Area, Delta State.

It was gathered that the nonagenarian, who retired from the apex bank in 1978, was abducted at about 9a.m. in the church premises as he was alighting from his vehicle.

Sources said the kidnappers, who drove in an ash-coloured Passat car, followed Ogedegbe into the church’s premises, forced him into their vehicle and zoomed off towards Otibio-Orogun.