The wife of an Anglican Bishop of Ikeduru Diocese, Emmanuel Maduwuike was reportedly said to be abducted by an unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers.
According to source, the victim was abducted on Thursday, 22/08/19 while she was going home from Owerri, the Imo State capital.
The source added that Maduwuike’s wife was waylaid at Ekemele by gunmen and taken away to an unknown destination.
Another source, simply identified as Emperror Iwuala, told a correspondent that “the wife of the Anglican Bishop of Ikeduru Diocese, Mrs. Anuri Maduwuike, was kidnapped yesterday (Thursday)by unknown gunmen.”
“We need prayers for God’s intervention for the safety and freedom of the God’s handmaid.”
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, confirmed the development when contacted by a Punch correspondent.
However, the police spokesperson said that her abductors are yet to establish contacts with the victim’s family.