Gunmen on Saturday kidnapped the All Progressive Congress (APC) collation officer for Aba North Local Government, Engr. Mike Ozoemena, at an ongoing by-election in Abia State.
He was kidnapped at the Industrial ward 2 area during the by-election of Aba North/Aba South federal constituency, it was gathered.
Confirming the incident, the Publicity Secretary for APC in Abia State, Comrade Ben Godson, said that the whereabouts of Ozoemena, also the campaign Officer of the APC candidate, Mascot Uzor Kalu, are still unknown.
In a statement, he said: “Engr. Mike Ozoemena, Director of Publicity, Mascot Uzor-Kalu Campaign and APC Collation Officer in Aba North, has been whisked away by some men on white Hilux from his ward, Industrial Ward 2 Aba North to an unknown destination.
“We don’t know his way about. We don’t know where they’re taking him to and we’re calling for immediate rescue.”