Sunday, February 14, 2016 6:32 pm
Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt
The 85-year-old mother of Dr. Austin Tam-George, the Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, has been kidnapped by masked gunmen from her hometown today.
Dr Austin Tam-George hails from Okrika,in Okrika Local Government area of Rivers State.
However,Oriye St Franklin,Special Adviser to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Social Media confirmed the kidnap in his post in the social Media asking for the old woman’s release.
Politics is however being read into the reason for the kidnap following the persistent criticism of the past administration in Rivers State by her son who is the Information Commissioner.
The kidnappers are yet to make any contact with the family.