The Labour Party senatorial candidate for Ebonyi south, Linus Okorie, has been reportedly abducted by some unknown gunmen.
Okorie, who was a two terms member of the house of representatives, was abducted on Sunday morning on his way to his home in Abakaliki, the state capital.
The youths in the community, while protesting on Monday morning, said there won’ t be peace in the area until he is released
Onicha, Ebonyi- Linus Okorie, a former house of representatives member, has allegedly been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in the Onicha local government area of Ebonyi state.
Okorie is the senatorial candidate of the Labour Party for Ebonyi South and was reportedly kidnapped on Sunday, October 16, in Abakaliki, the state capital, the Nation reported.
He had represented Ohaozara, Onicha and Ivo federal constituencies in the house of representatives for 2 terms.
On Monday morning, the youths in the Onuafor Enuagu Oniche Igboeze barricaded all roads in the area to protest the alleged kidnapped of the former lawmaker
” No movement until we see Hon. Linus” ; ” Onicha will be too hot for everybody, ” they chanted at one of the barricades.
A statement alleged that the abductors are operatives of the Ebubeagu security outfit.
Ogbonna also accused the chairman of the Onicha LG as the culprit behind his abduction.