Sad! Gunmen Kidnap Popular Edo State Musician Minutes After Performing At The Oba Of Benin’s Palace

Popular Edo state musician, Osayomore Joseph, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen on Tuesday night in his village at Orovie, near Benin City.

It has also been reported that the wife sustained gun shot wounds on the head in the process.

The Edo State Police Command Spokesperson , DSP Moses Nkombe, who confirmed the incident said police received report about the abduction around 11:00 pm.

He said:

‘Security operatives have been drafted to hot spots across the state. The police would do its best to secure the release of Osayomore’

Reacting to the incident, the Edo State branch of the Performing Musician Association of Nigeria (PMAN ) has condemned the kidnapping of Osayomore.

‘Osayomore kidnap was an abomination because the victim was abducted shortly after he performed at the palace of the Oba of Benin’

State chairman of PMAN , Eghenova Willie, in a press statement called for the unconditional release of Osayomore just as he called on Governor Godwin Obaseki to beef up security in the state.

 

Source – Yabaleftonline

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  1. please let’s pray for his released.

  2. Ibeh Ifunaya Cynthia

    Quiz no 118
    Thus is so bad, God help him

  3. Enechukwu Jamie (116)

    God helps us in Nigeria. Too much social vices in one country. RIP

  4. Enechukwu Jamie (116)

    God help him*

  5. Chiekwe Blessing .N.

    Security operatives should be more active than ever to curb kidnapping in the country.
    Quiz no:60

  6. I pray he returns to his family alive. quiz number 1

  7. this country’s something else o, God help us

  8. Chukwurah chinwike Christopher

    Nawa oo
    89

  9. May God deliever him from the kidnappers den
    Quiz64

  10. wife sustained gunshot in the process;man kidnapped, who then will pay the ransom? (110)

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