There are serious concerns in Umuchu community in Aguata Local Government area of Anambra State following the kidnapping of a businessman, Ogbuehi Pius Egwuekwe, said to be the Managing Director of People’s Bookshop, by unknown gunmen in front of his country home on Friday.
Ogbuehi Pius Egwuekwe who came home from Zaria in Kaduna to celebrate this year Christmas and New Year anniversaries was whisked away by Unknown Gunmen in front of his house and taken to an unknown destination.
It was gathered that no contact or demand for ransom has been made as at the time of filling in this report on Tuesday evening.
Ogbuehi Pius Egwuekwe had driven from Zaria in the Northern part of the country with his driver to his village in Ibughubu Umuchu to celebrate this year’s Christmas with his family.
“Everything turned to a sad experience after his driver drove for several hours from the North and on getting home to enter his gate, some armed men accosted the driver at gun point. When the driver stopped, they were said to have opened the vehicle and forcefully took away Egwuekwe to an unknown place”, according to source.