Sister-In-Law to the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, Elizabeth, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in the state’s capital; Asaba.
According to reports, Elizabeth was allegedly accosted by a gang of young men at Temple Clinic junction, along Awai road near Government House on Monday night in Asaba and taken away in a waiting vehicle.
According to a source at the government house; “They shot endlessly into the air to scare away people. Out of fear, the lady, who was ordered out of her vehicle, jumped into their waiting vehicle,”
The top government functionary on Wednesday said the incident has since thrown the governor, wife and her entire family into trauma.
The Commissioner of Police, Delta State Command, Adeyinka Adeleke, however, claimed ignorance and denied any knowledge of the alleged abduction. Meanwhile, the source said no contact has been established with the family or any personality in government.