From Tony Osauzo, Benin
Benin popular musician and social critic, Ambassador Joseph Osayomore, has been reportedly abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers. His wife whose name could not be ascertained was said to have been shot in the head.
Sources said Osayomore was abducted at about 10pm at Orovie village off Upper Ekehuan Road in Egor Local Government Area on Tuesday.
Commenting on the incident, spokesman for the Edo State Police Command, DSP Moses Nkombe, said police received report about the abduction at about 11pm.
He said security operatives have been drafted to hot spots across the state and assured that the police would do their best to secure the release of Osayomore.