The President of the Igueben Area Customary Court, Ms. Precious Aigbonoga, was abducted Monday morning in Ugoneki while on her way to the court of the Igueben Local Government Area, Edo State.
In a press release Nigerian Bar Association Publicity Secretary Festus Usiobaifo said the NBA was working closely with the Edo State Police Command to ensure Aigbonoga regained his freedom from the kidnappers.
The statement read: “The President of the Igueben Area Customary Court, Ms. Precious Aigbonoga, was abducted on Monday morning in the Ugoneki area, when she was on her way to the court in Igueben Local Government Area, Igueben state. Edo.
“She is the wife of our colleague, Mr. Afebu Aigbonoga, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Etsako West Constituency 1.
“The President of the Lion Bar, Chief Nosa Edo-Osagie, is deeply saddened by this news and condemns, in strong terms, the disturbing callousness of these bandits in kidnapping Ms. Precious Aigbonoga; a calm, gentle and hard-working court official.
“The NBA executive is in close contact with the Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Dankwara. By the grace of Almighty God, his Lordship will be rescued unharmed, and the bandits brought to trial, Amen.
“Let’s keep His Honor in our prayers, please,” the statement added.
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