Edo State Head of Service – Anthony Okungbowa has reportedly been abducted by unknown gunmen on Saturday evening.
The State Official was said to be returning from a social function on Saturday when gunmen – suspected to be kidnappers had attacked him along Oza Road at Orhiomwon Local Government in Edo State.
His driver was also killed during the incident.
According to reports, Okungbowa was heading to Benin City after leaving the event at Oza; organised by a politician in the local government area.
His abduction is also amongst a series of cases that have ravaged the country in the past weeks – especially the Northern region.