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Gunmen kidnapped on Thursday, abducted the Rivers correspondent of Channels Television, Mr Joshua Rogers,

The abductors it was gathered, trailed Rogers, who cover the Rivers State Government house for organization at his residence in Rumuosi in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State on Thursday night..

A source who said he doesn’t want his name mentioned said the reporter had earlier covered an event in Ndoni in the Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government Area of the state where Governor Siminalayi Fubara, inaugurated a Primary Healthcare Centre.

The facility was built and donated to the state by the PAMO Educational Foundation, founded by former Rivers governor, Dr Peter Odili, on Thursday.

It was further gathered that the kidnappers have already contacted the family of their victim, and have made a demand of N30m ransom for his release 

The source said, “Yes, he was kidnapped last night at his residence in Rumuosi and taken away in his car by some unknown gunmen.

“We are appealing to the kidnappers to release him immediately and unhurt. He is just a journalist doing his job and not a moneybags. So I don’t know the purpose of his kidnap.”

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