How gunmen abducted Abia APC chairman few hours to Buhari’s Visit

Abia State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Donatus Nwamkpa, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen few hours to the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari in Aba.

It was gathered that Nwamkpa was kidnapped around the late hours of Monday on his way back from Umuahia to Aba in preparation for the president’s visit.
The APC Publicity Secretary, Comrade Benedict Godson, said in Aba that they knew that there were plots to disrupt the party’s rally today and the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari by the opposition, but never expected that it would get to the level of kidnapping the party state chairman.

Godson said Nwamkpa was kidnapped alongside his aide at Osisioma Local Government Area along the Aba/Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway at around 11pm last night.

His words: “There was a plot on ground to disrupt today’s visit by the president, but we never expected this. He was kidnapped and up till now, we’ve not heard from him. He remains our authentic Chairman. Kidnapping Hon. Donatus Nwamkpa, a foundation builder, a mover and the man who has brought this party from nowhere to somewhere cannot stop this party from winning Abia.
“I’m telling you authoritatively that there are some persons in opposition party who might have done this in collaboration with some persons in our own party and we are telling them that this is not the right way to play politics.
“This move cannot stop Dr. Uche Sampson Ogah, a God-send industrialist, in winning Abia. People are afraid, and according to our party Chairman, it’s obvious that some persons were planted into our party by the opposition to distract the party.
“For now we are not accussing anybody, but we know that the evil people are trying their best, but they’ll fail. We are sure our Chairman will be back soon because he’s a good man and a man of God. We plead with his abductors to release him for he meant well for Abia State.”

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