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Ighodalo Expresses Shock Over Kidnap Of Edo PDP Chair, Urges Security Agencies To Ensure His Safe Return

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate for the September Governorship Election in Edo State, Dr Asue Ighodalo, has expressed shock over the kidnapping of the party chairman in the state, Dr. Tony Aziegbemi, on Friday night.

Ighodalo, while strongly condemning the incident in a statement he personally signed on Sunday, urged security agencies not to relent in their efforts to ensure that the Chairman is rescued and safely returned back home. He also expressed his heartfelt sympathy to the family of the abducted chairman.

The full statement reads:


The news of the kidnapping of the Edo State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Tony Aziegbemi, on Friday night, was extremely shocking and distressing.

I strongly condemn this dastardly act, and my heart goes out to the Aziegbemi family at this very trying time. I join the family in offering fervent prayers for his safe return.

I also urge the security agencies to continue to spare no effort in investigating the matter and working assiduously for our dear party chairman’s safe release.

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