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Kidnappers kill Ned Nwoko’s senior aide, Barr Chris Agidy

Senator Ned Nwoko’s Senior Legislative Aide, Barrister Chris Agidy, who was kidnapped by bandits last year, has been killed.

This was confirmed on Tuesday by the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Police Public Relations Officer, SP Josephine Adeh, Daily Post reports.

In November 2023, 19 persons were kidnapped from their homes in the Galadimawa area of Abuja by armed assailants.

It was reported earlier that 12 of the abductees were killed, but the federal lawmaker and police officers continued efforts to rescue the lawyer.

Confirming the killing on Tuesday, Adeh said Nwoko’s aide was killed by one of the wanted notorious kidnappers terrorizing the country’s capital city, Samaila Wakili.

Wakili was arrested on February 24 at the Sardauna Forest, in the Toto area of Nasarawa State, by police operatives.

The FCT PPRO said the suspect, upon his arrest; “led police operatives to where the remains of Barr. Chris Agidy is. The remains was recovered and deposited in Gwagwalada General Hospital”.