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Gunmen Kidnap Edo South PDP Leader

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September 13, (THEWILL) – Gunmen suspected  to be kidnappers,  have abducted a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and leader of the party in Edo South Senatorial District, Owere Dickson Imasogie.

The incident, THEWILL gathered, happened around 7am on Monday morning..

A source close to the family said “He was kidnapped in his farm around Obada area in Uhunmwonde local government area. He was with his driver when the incident happened.”

As at the time of filing this report, the police is yet to confirm or make any statement on the development but a group, the  Edo State Decide Movement in a statement called on the state governor, Godwin Obaseki to rescue the old man.

The statement reads “We are just informed that our daddy , mentor and a renowned philanthropist whose philanthropic gesture is indeed exceptional in person of Sir Chief Dickson Imasogie ( EDO SOUTH PDP LEADER ) and others have just been kidnapped on their way to the farm this morning along Benin Agbor road.

“As matter of urgency, we call on the state government GODWIN OBASEKI to take a drastic action to rescue the father of all and others from the hands of the hoodlums or kidnappers who are enemies of progress in our dear state.”