Gunmen believed to be kidnappers on Monday at Agbura in Yenagoa LGA of Bayelsa State kidnap Mrs. Martha Nestor Binabor.
She is the wife of former speaker of the state House of Assembly, Hon Nestor Binabo.
Barely one week after the kidnap of two expatriates in Ogbia area of Bayelsa, the police on Tuesday confirmed the kidnap of a female company executive in Yenagoa, sending distress signals to the business and investment community.
According to a statement by police spokesman, Mr Asinim Butswat on Tuesday, obtained by our correspondent, the kidnappers were clad in military camouflage.
“Five unknown gunmen dressed in military camouflage uniforms went to the premises of Seleyibo Multi-Global Co Ltd at Agbura in Yenagoa LGA on Monday.
“They called the director of the company, one Madam Martha Nestor Binabor, aged 48, outside the company’s gate for a talk.
“Consequently, they forced her into an ash coloured Toyota Camry car, Reg no. unknown, chassis no. JTDBE32K620105302, and drove to Otuokpoti Sand Dump in Ogbia LGA.
“They set the Toyota Camry car ablaze, took the victim into a waiting speedboat and sped off to an unknown destination.
“The marine police, JTF, Anti Kidnapping Unit have been alerted. A massive manhunt has been launched to rescue the victim and arrest the abductors.
“Investigation is already ongoing,” the police statement read in part.

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