Gunmen kidnap Imo chief priest, community leader

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The chief priest of Owerri ancient kingdom in the Owerri Municipal council of Imo State, Reginald Ejiogu, has been kidnapped.

Also, the Chairman of Umunwagbara village in Owerri Nchi-Ise kingdom, Sunny Unachukwu, has been abducted.

The chief priest and the community leader were kidnapped on Saturday in Owerri, the state capital.

An eyewitness, who does not want to be mentioned for security reasons, told our correspondent that the victims were abducted along Christ Church Road in Owerri.

“We have never seen this one before. This is a desecration on the culture and tradition of the Owerri people. The eyes of the gods, kidnapped? No, this is unbelievable,” the source said.

The police spokesperson for the state, Micheal Abattam, had yet to respond to an enquiry made by our correspondent over the incident.

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