According to punch, the family of the deceased were travelling from Kogi state to Edo so that they could attend the burial of the late speaker when the incident took place.
Godwin obaseki while reacting to the news stated that he is saddened by the news of the kidnap and has since directed the Edo State Police Command to work with the Police in Edo to immediately secure has release.
Obaseki, who was shocked at the news of the kidnap, tasked the Edo Police Command to immediately launch a rescue operation .
In a statement released and signed by the Special Adviser on media and communication strategy to the Edo state government, Mr Crusoe Osagie, the governor said that he is deeply saddened by the incident which happened after the demise of the late speaker today. The governor made it known that he has already task the police to work immediately to ensure that they are realesed.
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