Unknown Gunmen Kidnap Cross River NLC Chairman Again

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Comrade Ben Ukpekpi

For a second time, suspected gunmen have kidnapped the Cross River State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ben Ukpekpi.

Our correspondent learned that the victim was kidnapped in front of his house at Cross River Estates (CROSPIL) in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State.

An eyewitness, who preferred anonymity, said the abduction of the Chairman was the second time.

“The Chairman was kidnapped before but released after some ransom was paid”, he alleged

He said that the victim was kidnapped in the presence of his wife while standing outside his house at CROSPIL Estate in Akpabuyo.

Daily Post reports that neither the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Irene Igbo nor her Second in Command, ASP Igri Esa, picked calls or responded to text messages.