Mrs. Emily Oyokose, wife of the Chief Security Officer to the Managing Director of Delta State Oil Producing Areas’ Commission (DESOPADEC) has been kidnapped.
She was kidnapped at her residence in Oghara in place of her husband Daniel Oyokose who was unavailable as at the time the gunmen invaded the house.
A witness who preferred anonymity, said the people of Oghara kingdom are shocked at the kidnap of their son’s wife .
It was gathered that the gunmen stormed the residence at 9:00pm on Thursday, and ransacked Daniel’s residence looking for him; but when they could not find him, they then decided to kidnap the wife.
Special Assistant on Media to MD, DESOPADEC, Dr. Prince Orhomonokpaye, has condemned the kidnap in it’s entirety, urging the kidnappers to release Mrs Oyokose unconditionally.
Meanwhile, the State Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Celestina Kalu was yet to take calls as at the time of filing this report but a police source confirmed the kidnap, stating that the police are doing all they could to apprehend the kidnappers and release Mrs Okoyose unconditionally.
He urged all the people of Oghara kingdom to go about their normal duty as the police will continue to protect lives and property of Deltans and Nigerians at large.
– Omos Oyinbode, Asaba