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BREAKING: masked men abduct NonsoNkwa in Owerri

by OkeomaNews

Gun wilding men on Thursday morning in Owerri, the Imo State capital abducted a popular broadcast journalist, Chinonso Uba popularly known as NonsoNkwa.

Uba was accosted and whisked away by gun wilding men after he finished anchoring his morning programme on Ozisa FM, Owerri Housed by Assumpta cathedral of the Owerri Catholic Archdiocese.

He was driving in his Highlander keep when the attackers who were laying siege, double-crossed him in front of Holy Ghost College Secondary School junction.

An eyewitness told our correspondent, that the gunmen operated in a Hilux vehicle, a Lexus 350 keep and a ES 330 car.

The source said that the attackers forced the activist journalist into one of their vehicles and zoomed off.

His vehicle was abandoned at the scene as People rushed to place to rescue him but were scared away by the attackers.

The source said ” NonsoNkwa has been kidnapped. He was double crossed by masked men in three vehicles. He drove out of Ozisa FM after he finished anchoring his morning programme. He was traced to the Holy Ghost College Secondary School junction where he was arrested.

” He resisted them as he was shouting they want to kill him before he was taken away in one of their vehicles. His jeep was not taken away alongside him. They were all dressed in black and blue attires, carrying guns while they were masked.  They prevented Peoples from making video of the incident. Let nothing happen to him please. 

The manager of Ozisa FM, Rev Fr Raymond Nzereogu who confirmed the incident said that he had yet ascertain if the journalist was arrested or Kidnapped.

” The visibly distraught priest said ” we don’t know if he was arrested or Kidnapped. We have reached out to the State Security Service people and they said that they were not responsible. We are heading to the police to confirm. We will keep you posted on any further development.”

When contacted for comments, the spokesperson for the police in the state, Henry Okoye, said that he was in a meeting.

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