By Ime Silas
A young artisan named Ime Okon, from Akwa Ibom state, has been reportedly kidnapped by yet-to-be identified kidnappers.
According to an alert to the Nigeria Police by the abductee’s acquaintance, Imo Udoima, Okon was on his way to Abuja for his trade when the unfortunate incident happened.
The alert tagged “A Shout for Help”, reads:
“Ime Okon, an indigene of Use Offot in Uyo Local Government Area and a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Uyo was kidnapped yesterday at Kogi enroute Abuja.
Ime is into this construction of Bio-digester Septic tank and was the person who constructed mine December last year with his partner Mike Lion Liberator.
“He was on his way to Abuja to handle a job they got there and unfortunately, they fell into the hands of kidnappers.
We call on the Police authorities and other security agencies to please help get him out as he was on a genuine mission to make ends meet”
As at the time of this report, the Kogi state Command of the Nigeria Police has yet to confirm the incident.