Anugbum Anuoha, the Special Adviser on Lands and Survey to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has been kidnapped.

Anuoha was said to have been abducted by unknown gunmen in military uniform.

The incident took place on Thursday night at a hotel in the Adah George area of Port Harcourt, the state capital.

The gunmen, it was gathered, overpowered 4 armed Mobile Police officers attached to the SA, who is a strong ally of Governor Wike.

The kidnappers have not established any contact with members of Anuoha's family.

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Confirming the kidnap, spokesman for the state Police Command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni said the gunmen had military uniforms.

He noted that the Commissioner of Police in the state has given a marching order to all the tactical units, including the IGP Monitoring Unit to work round the clock and ensure that the victim is released in record time.

Omoni said, “this is unfortunate, and as a command, we are touched by this development and will go all out to ensure his speedy and timely release.''

He appealed to the general public to avail the command of useful information that could lead to the unconditional release of the governor’s aide.

“Contacts have been made with sister security agencies and other security stakeholders in this direction."

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