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Gunmen kidnap APC candidate for Edo Assembly.

Unknown gunmen have abducted the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the Edo House of Assembly, Mr Michael Ohio-Ezomon, in his house at Eme-Ora, Owan West Local Government Area of the state.

The Chairman of the local government, Mr Frank Illaboya who confirmed this to newsmen in Eme-Ora on Thursday, said Ohio-Ezomon was abducted by three gunmen around 1:00am on Thursday.

According to Illaboya, the candidate's police orderly was killed by the abductors who whisked him away through the window.

'Our candidate in the forthcoming election has been abducted by three gunmen at his house at about 1:am this morning. 'The orderly attached to him was killed and our candidate was taken away by gunmen through the window. 'As I speak to you now, there has been no contact from the abductors,' Illaboya said.

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Publication:Ghanaian Chronicle (Accra, Ghana)
Date:Jan 31, 2019
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