Gunmen abduct APC chieftain in Cross River

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An All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain in Cross River State, Mr Dominic Aqua Edem, was abducted by gunmen for the second time on Thursday evening.
Mr Edem, a lawyer, was a two-term member of the Cross River State House of Assembly for Bakassi State Constituency and member representing Cross River on the board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
He was abducted in his farm in his village at Ifiang, in Bakassi when he went to inspect his farm.
His aide Mr Obun Ekanem who disclosed tho newsmen on Thursday said following the rainfall of Tuesday, he went to inspect crops in his farm when he was abducted”.
He said the hoodlums are yet t o make contact with his family.

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He was kidnapped in 2015 when he contested for the House of Representatives post for Bakassi/Akpabuyo/Calabar South federal constituency and released after a ransom was paid.
DSP Irene Ugbo, Cross River Police Command spokesman did not pick calls to her GSM number.

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