Chief Priest of Imo, 2 counselors, community leaders abducted


From Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri

Just 24 hours after an Imo State government and security task force evacuated corpses from a kidnapper lair in Orsu local government area, thugs reportedly abducted the priest in chief of Owerri, Reginald Ejiogu, and 2 advisers of Orsu whose identity is not yet known. identified at the time of this report.

The president of the village of Umunwagbara in the kingdom of Owerri Nchi Ise, Sunny Unachukwu, was also kidnapped.

A source from the area said The sun that the high priest and the head of the community were taken from Christ Church Road, Owerri.

Residents of the state who described the kidnapping as a desecration of the customs and traditions of the Owerri people are afraid of who would be the next victim.

“We’ve never seen this one before. It is a desecration of the culture and tradition of the Owerri people. The eyes of the gods, kidnapped ?. No, it’s amazing, “said one of the sources.

He added: “Onyeishi Ala Owerre, Reginald Ejiogu, as well as the president of Umunwagbara village, Sir Sunny Unachukwu, were kidnapped this morning, December 18, 2021, by unknown gunmen on the road to Christ Church by the Ihugba street.

“All the natives of Owerri are worried about the whereabouts of their chief priest, having toured every police station in Owerri without any tangible success.”

Police spokesman for the state, Micheal Abattam, said he was not aware of the incident.

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