3rd April, 2014
Gunmen have abducted Mr. Ebike Clark, son of Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark.
He was kidnapped at Clark’s country home, Kiagbodo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, Vanguard reports.
He was said to have been whisked away in a speedboat through the Kiagbodo River, connecting Ramos and Forcados Rivers in Bayelsa and Delta states.
Delta State Police Commissioner, Mr. Ikechukwu Aduba, confirmed the abduction when contacted on phone by Vanguard, saying, “One of the suspects is already with us and we have spread our dragnets to pick up others and secure his release.”
He said the kidnappers struck on Wednesday afternoon, but with the search operation by the police, “I can assure you that they will be no place for them to hide.”