APC Candidate, Timipre Sylva’s Cousin Kidnapped In Bayelsa

Timipre Silva
Timipre Silva

A cousin of Timipre Sylva, the All Progressive Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, Krinpere Douglas, has been kidnapped.

Douglas was abducted on Monday  afternoon along Ogbia-Brass waterways when a convoy of .boats in which APC supporters were traveling was attacked by unknown gunmen.



    It was gathered that Douglas and the others in the convoy were on their way to a pro Silva rally scheduled to hold in Okpoma and Brass community in Brass council area on Monday.

    The director, media and publicity of the Timipre Sylva campaign Organisation , Nathan Egba, who was in one of the boats in convoy, confirmed the attack, saying that Douglas was the only one taken away by the kidnappers.

    ”The victim was coming for this campaign but unfortunately their boat which was in our convoy was attacked by the gunmen who abducted him to an unknown destination,” Egba told newsmen on Monday afternoon, shortly after the incident.

    Police Spokesman in Bayelsa,Butswat Asinim, denied knowledge of the incident, saying it had not been reported to the command.



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