There are unconfirmed reports that the wife of the former Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Zakawanu Garuba who died earlier today, Saturday July 17, 2020 has been kidnapped.
Mrs. Hassana Garuba who was on her way from Abuja to Auchi in Edo State is said to have been taken away along with her mother and driver.
News of Garuba’s tragic death was earlier reported today by Midwest Herald.
Mrs. Garuba, while serving as a magistrate in Edo State, was kidnapped at Obadan village near Ogbemudia Farms on the Benin – Auchi road in 2016. She regained her freedom after several days in captivity.
The police in Benin City Edo State are yet to issue any official statement on the latest tragedy.