By Godwin Anene
A former chairman of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) in Rivers State, Ebenezer Kalabo Amah, has been reportedly killed.
The deceased was reportedly kidnapped before being gruesomely murdered by his assassins.
Gunmen were said to have trailed him to his residence along Precious Chukwu Street in Woji, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state where he was kidnapped.
His kidnap incident occurred on Wednesday night.
However, the lifeless body of the victim was recovered along the Peter Odili Road on Thursday.
The Rivers State Police Command confirmed the kidnapped and the subsequent killing of Amah on Friday.
The spokesperson of the Command, Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed the incident, said Amah’s killers dumped his corpse along the Peter Odili Road in the state capital.
Omoni said, “Yes I can confirm. He was kidnapped in Woji on the 17th. That same day, the police recovered his vehicle. While we were searching for him, we got information that his body was dumped somewhere at Peter Odili Road.
“So the following day on the 18th, we got there and confirmed that he was the same person that was kidnapped the previous day. His body was evacuated and taken to the hospital mortuary for preservation.
” The vehicle is in our custody. The investigation has commenced into the incident to ensure that the suspects behind the dastardly act are apprehended.”