Frank Ben Ukpepi the son of the Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Cross River, has disclosed how his father was kidnapped on Sunday evening.
Frank whereas narrating the incident to newsmen stated, his father was sitting outdoors the home when the abductors struck.
“It was about 6pm on Sunday, after I got here again from my enterprise, I met my Dad outdoors, he instructed me to get gasoline for the generator.
“And I despatched my cousin for the gasoline whereas I retired to stick with my mum within the parlour.
“Lower than 5 minutes, I heard gunshots and I rushed out and noticed kidnappers struggling to jack my father right into a standby automotive and my mom got here out and was shouting
“They took him away and I used my automotive to chase them, they shot at me however I hit their automotive.
“They drove as much as Akpabuyo bridge the place they took him right into a standby boat and took him away, that was the final I heard of my father” the son of the Chairman narrated.
In the meantime, the Vice Chairman of the NLC within the state, Comrade Lawrence Achuta has confirmed the kidnap of the unions’ chairman Comrade Ben Ukpepi on Sunday.
Achuta stated, “The Chairman was kidnapped on Sunday evening, that is the second time in lower than two years, in December 2019 he was kidnapped, they haven’t contacted us but and we don’t know the rationale for the kidnapping,” he said.
How my father was kidnapped – Cross River NLC Chairman’s son