Daredevil gunmen has struck and kidnapped the President of Igueben Area Customary Court, His Honour, Mrs. Precious Aigbonga on his way to court in Igueben.
Incidentally, the female magistrate was kidnapped along the same axis where the former Edo State legislator, Mr. Festus Edughele was also seized earlier today, January 9, 2023.
Meanwhile, the Edo State chapter of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA in a release, condemned the latest attack and called prayed that the magistrate is released unhurt and the perpetrators arrested and brought to book.
“The President of Igueben Area Customary Court, His Honour, Mrs Precious Aigbonoga, was kidnapped this morning around Ugoneki axis, on her way to Court in Igueben L.G.A.
“His Honour is the wife of our Colleague, Mr. Afebu Aigbonoga.
“The Chairman of the Lion Bar, Chief Nosa Francis Edo-Osagie is deeply sad by this news and condemns, in strong terms, the worrisome insensitivity of these bandits in kidnapping Mrs. Precious Aigbonoga; an easygoing, gentle, and hardworking judicial officer.
“Meanwhile, the Dream Team is in close touch with the Commissioner of Police, C.P. Mohammed Adamu Dankwara. By the grace of God Almighty, His Honour shall be rescued unhurt, and the bandits brought to book, Amen!
“Let us keep His Honour in our prayers, please.” The NBA stated.