Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Kidnap 80-yr Old Retired Police Officer, Wife In Edo State

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File photo: IGP addressing Police Officers and Men in Owerri, Imo State

By ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri

Reports reaching AUTHENTIC News Daily say that gun men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have kidnapped an eighty year old retired Superintendent of Police and former Divisional Police Officer, Igarra Chief James Omafuaire and his Wife, Mrs. Victoria and a customer at his Ikpedhi Quarry Site in Auchi,Edo State after collecting the sum of two hundred thousand naira from them.
Chief James Omafuaire is an elder brother to Vanguard Newspaper Senior
Photo-Journalist, Akpokona Omafuaire in Warri.

The Octogenarian’s daughter, Christy Omafuaire Atie Confirmed the
report to Our Warri, Delta State Correspondent.

” My father was supervising his workers at his quarry site in Ikpeshi
near Auchi when the Fulani herdsmen with guns kidnapped him, his wife
and a customer.”

“They collected N200,000 from the customer and released his wife but
they took both of them inside the bush.”

“They have not contacted us. We call on the Edo State Governor to do
everything to release my father. We beg the kidnappers to release him
unhurt.

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