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INC Condemns Kidnap Of Jonathan’s Foster Father, Tasks Govt On Security

Posted: Feb 18, 2016 at 7:23 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Daniel Abia, Port Harcourt

The Ijaw National Congress (INC) has condemned the abduction of 72-year-old foster father of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Inegite Jonathan.
Chief Inegite was first kidnapped from his home in Otueke in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State in February 2015 at the end of Jonathan’s tenure.
INC described the kidnap of Inegite on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 as one heinous act too many, adding that it was a clear indication that the common people on the streets were not safe.
The INC spokesman stated this in a telephone interview with Independent in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Thursday.
INC’s public relations officer, Victor Burubo, called on the security agencies to expedite action to ensure that the old man is released unconditionally and without any harm whatsoever.
“The security agencies must track the perpetrators of Chief Inegite’s abduction. Both the Federal Government and the security agencies must as a matter of emergency do everything within their powers to stem the tide of rising kidnapping in the Niger Delta and other parts of the country,” he said.
He also regretted the abduction of the 85-year-old mother of the Rivers State Commissioner for Information, Austin Tam-George, Madam Patience Tam-George.
 Madam Tam-George was abducted at about 4pm in George-Ama town, in Okrika Local Government Area of Rivers State.