Assassins have kidnapped the monarch of Ikuru town in the Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, HRM Aarom Ikuru, at his residence on Sunday night.
Also, some boat travelers, including a lecturer at the University of Port Harcourt, who were returning to Port Harcourt from Andoni were abducted and taken away by armed men suspected to be pirates.
Maurice Ikuru, who is the monarch’s palace spokesman, confirmed his principal’s kidnap.
When contacted, spokesman of the State police Command, Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed that some Port Harcourt-bound travelers were kidnapped but was yet to get their identities.
“I can confirm that some persons who were coming back from Andoni were ambushed and kidnapped. Investigation is on-going to get the details,” Omoni stated.