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Gunmen abduct ex-Imo speaker

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Gunmen on Sunday abducted the former Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Lawman Duruji.

Eyewitnesses told journalists the ex-speaker was waylaid by the gunmen in two jeeps at Oriagu junction in Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of the state and whisked to an unknown destination.

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The spokesman for the state police command, Mike Abattam, confirmed the incident on Monday.

He said police operatives are on the kidnappers’ trail.

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