Three Corps Members Kidnapped In Rivers State

THREE corps members have been kidnapped
at the Corpers’ lodge in Ogonokom
Community Secondary school, Abua/Odua
local government area.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP
Angela Agabe confirmed the development.
Sunday Vanguard gathered that those
kidnapped were two males and one female
corps members.
Sources around the Corpers’lodge told the
Sunday Vanguard that the kidnappers stormed
the lodge at about 12 midnight yesterday,
adding that they shot sporadically to scare
the neighbourhood.
As press time, Sunday Vanguard learnt that no
contact had been established with relatives
and colleagues of the kidnapped Corps
members for ransom. The state DSP Agabe
said that the Police was on top of the
situation, stressing that efforts were on to
secure the release of the hostages, a
development community sources
corroborated when they spoke to the Sunday
Abduction of Corps members is not a strange
incident in the state as they had been
kidnapped about four times in the last three
A source at the National Youth Service Corp
secretariat said Corps members at Ogonokom
community had been relocated temporarily to
a nearby community for safety. “They might
go back to Ogonokom community when their
security is assured”, the source said.
(Source: Vanguard)

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