Gunmen kidnap car dealer in Bayelsa

The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Wing, Bayelsa state chapter, is calling on the leadership of Ijaw Youth Congress (IYC) Worldwide to come to its aid over the kidnap of a billionaire car dealer, Mr. Emeka Chindu, by unknown gunmen in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital.

Acting president of the Igbo youth body, Mr. Ikem Chibuzor, said the businessman who sells cars along the Sani Abacha expressway has spent six days in kidnappers den without any form communication with his family or the Igbo community in the state.

Speaking to newsmen in Yenagoa, he stated that the kidnappers stormed the car stand, dragged their victim into a waiting car, zoomed off and later abandoned the car used in the operation at the waterside of Ayama, a community in Southern Ijaw local government area.

He further stated that every attempt to establish contact with the kidnappers proved abortive, and that they have now found it worthy to appeal to the IYC and by extension, the entire Ijaw nation to come to the aid of the kidnapped businessman.

Eyewitness account said after kidnapping the businessman, a 40- year- old man from Anambra, the yet-to-be identified gunmen took some cars along with their victim.

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