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Governor Obi Seals Two Buildings Linked To Kidnappers

08/18/12

Governor Obi Seals Two Buildings Linked To Kidnappers

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*Nigeria: Governor Obi Seals Two Buildings Linked To Kidnappers

-Masterweb Reports

Governor Peter Obi has sealed off two more buildings suspected to be linked to a kidnap racket. The buildings were a one storey structure under construction at Uruoji, Agukwu-Nri and a bungalow at Obeagu village, Agukwu-Nri.

When the Governor and his entourage entered the compound of the building at Uruoji, they met a middle-aged man who identified himself as Mr. Banabas Masamu from Adamawa who claimed to be a security man in-charge of the compound since January this year. Mr. Masamu confirmed that before he assumed work, he heard that some kidnap suspects were arrested by security agents. ( Continues below..... )

Obi sealing off one of the buildings

Photo Above: Governor Obi officially sealing off one of the buildings suspected to be used by kidnappers

Speaking in a similar vein, one of the uncles of the owner of the building, Chief Christian Obidike said the kidnap suspects were arrested last year by joint police and military team and identified one of the suspects as a trader occupying a shop beside the building.

At the building at Obeagu village, one of the cousins of the owner of the house and a native doctor, Mr. Sunday Okoye said one of the nephews of the owner of the house, one Mr. Okwudili Okoye was on the run from security agents because of suspected involvement in the kidnap racket. ( Continues below..... )

ANIDS symbols

Photo Above: Anambra Integrated Development Strategy ( ANIDS ) symbols

Governor Obi said security report confirmed that the buildings were linked to heinous crime of kidnapping. He announced that the two buildings would henceforth be sealed off in line with the policy of the state on kidnapping whereby structures determined to be used by kidnappers are to be sealed off and confiscated by the State Government.

The Governor said the government would now determine the owners of the building, their sources of livelihood and degree of involvement in the crime and made clear that at the end of the investigation, government would either demolish the buildings or put them to government use.

Governor enjoined property owners to take full ownership of their buildings and remain security conscious to ensure that their facilities are not compromised.

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1 comment

Comment from: MRS FOLAKE [Visitor]
MRS FOLAKEAre you sure Mr Governor that the owner is involved?
09/23/12 @ 06:33

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