Gunmen Abduct Former Anambra Lawmaker, Benson Nwawulu

By Damilare Adeleye
Benson Nwawulu
Benson Nwawulu

Suspected gunmen have reportedly kidnaped a former member of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Mr Benson Nwawulu.

The two-term lawmaker in the state House of Assembly was abducted at his house in the Ihiala Local Government Area of the state.

Nwawulu vacated the assembly in 2019, he had also contested again, but unsuccessful.

The details of his abduction were yet to be made public.

However, reliable sources disclosed that his son had reached out to some members of the state assembly, who were Nwawulu’s colleagues for financial assistance.

The state police Public Relations Officer, Tochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the abduction.

Ikenga said, “Yes, he was kidnapped on Sunday, and we are working to release him.

“He will be rescued soon, because we are on their trail, and efforts are in top gear.”