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Wife Of Former Bayelsa Acting Gov Kidnapped (PHOTO)

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Madam Martha Binabo, the wife of a former Speaker of Bayelsa State House of Assembly and former Acting Governor, Rt. Hon. Nestor Binabo, has been abducted by a group of unknown gunmen at Agbura on the outskirts of Yenagoa, the state capital.

Madam Martha Binabo, wife of former Speaker, Bayelsa House of Assembly and former Acting Governor of Bayelsa State, Rt. Hon. Nestor Binabo was kidnapped on Monday, June 29, 2015 by unknown gunmen in army uniform. (Photo Credit: Urhobotoday.com)
Madam Martha Binabo, wife of former Speaker, Bayelsa House of Assembly and former Acting Governor of Bayelsa State, Rt. Hon. Nestor Binabo was kidnapped on Monday, June 29, 2015 by unknown gunmen in army uniform. (Photo Credit: Urhobotoday.com)

The kidnap of the 48-year-old victim, happened on around 11:30am on Monday, June 29, 2015 in front of the company where she is a director.

It was gathered that the gunmen who were five in number and wore military fatigues lured her outside the company’s gate with pretence that they wanted to talk to her only to force her into a waiting car and drove her to an unknown destination towards Otuokpoti sand dump.

According to Vanguard, the getaway car was later abandoned and set ablaze at Otuokpoti sand dump water front by the gunmen, who escaped into the creeks with their victim in a waiting speedboat.

The state Police image maker, Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the incident said, “On June 29, at about 11:30a.m., five unknown gunmen dressed in military camouflage, went to the premises of Seleyibo Multi-Global Co Ltd., at Agbura, in Yenagoa Local Government Area.

“They called the director of the company, one Madam Martha Nestor Binabor, aged 48, outside the company’s gate for a talk.

“They forced her into an ash-coloured Toyota Camry, registration number unknown, chassis number JTDBE32K620105302, and drove to Otuokpoti Sand Dump in Ogbia Local Government Area.

“They set the Toyota Camry ablaze, took the victim into a waiting speedboat and sped off to an unknown destination.”

Bustwat disclosed that the Marine Police, JTF, anti-kidnapping unit have been alerted and a massive manhunt has been launched to rescue the victim and track down the captors.

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