Former Auchi branch chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, A.O Itemuagbor was on his way to Auchi from Benin.

He and family were coming from a convention of the Jehovah’s Witnesses when he was accosted by gunmen at Ehor along the Benin-Auchi expressway on Sunday.

The gunmen were said to have shot at him, killing his wife in the process.

He was later said to have been taken away to an unknown location, while a demand of 50 million naira had been made for his release.

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The chairman of the Benin branch of the NBA, Prince Collins Ogieva, confirmed the incident.

Ogieva said, “Itemuagbor was kidnapped at Ehor and his wife killed. It is unfortunate.

“I hope the police will succeed in releasing Itemuagbor unhurt and arrest the kidnappers. They should be brought to justice.”

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