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I wasn’t kidnapped – Ugborodo community leader

Emma Amaize & Emma Arubi

15 November 2012, Sweetcrude, WARRI—THE Eghare-Aja (community leader) of Ugborodo community in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State, Chief Wellington Ojogor, alleged to have been kidnapped on Tuesday in Warri, has denied that he was abducted.

He was alleged to have been kidnapped in the deepening crisis in Ugborodo community over leadership of the Ugborodo Trust Board. Ugborodo community in Delta State is host to the Otumara oil flow station.

Chief Ojogor, who spoke on phone from Ugborodo community, said he returned home to live with his people and was not seized by anybody.

His son, Oyebo Ojogor, also said: “Who is talking about kidnap, who said my father was kidnapped, he was never kidnapped.

“I am with him here in the village. He asked us to bring him to Ugborodo, that he is tired of staying outside the community being in the opposition and wants to perform his traditional duties.”

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