Port Harcourt — A former Rivers State chairman of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, Ebenezer Amah, has been killed by gunmen in Port Harcourt.
The gunmen reportedly abducted Amah as he was driving into his home on Wednesday night.
His vehicle and lifeless body were later discovered by the Police on Thursday.
The Rivers State Command of the Nigeria Police confirmed the development.
“He was kidnapped in Woji on the 17th. That same day, the police recovered his vehicle. While we were searching for him, we got information that his body was dumped somewhere at Peter Odili Road,” the State Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni, said while confirming the incident.
He added: “The following day on the 18th, we got there and confirmed that he was the same person that was kidnapped the previous day. His body was evacuated and taken to the hospital mortuary for preservation.
” The vehicle is in our custody. The investigation has commenced into the incident to ensure that the suspects behind the dastardly act are apprehended”.