The spokesperson of the Edo State Command of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Mrs Bridget Esene has been kidnapped by gunmen.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the police spokesperson was abducted around Iqueniro area off Agbor Road, on Sunday morning, January 24, on her way to church in Benin City.

It wae further learnt that the suspected kidnappers trailed Esene from her home to the church, dragged her out of the car into their vehicle and whisked her away to an unknown destination.

A source at the Immigration Service told Nigerian Tribune that the kidnapping is real but the abductors are yet to contact her family.

“She was abducted at her church premises around Agbor road area. Her whereabouts is yet unknown as her abductors are yet to speak with her family. Her car has been recovered where it was dumped at Agbor road bye-pass area and we learnt that her abductors headed towards Benin Auchi road axis off the by-pass.” the source said.