The lawmaker, representing Buruku Federal Constituency in Benue State, Orker Jev, has called on well-meaning kinsmen to pray for his mother, Mama Mwuese, who was whisked away by some gunmen last night.
IDOMA VOICE reports that Mama Mwuese was abducted by the gunmen om her family house in Tombo on Wednesday evening.
Confirming the sad incident via a post om Facebook, the visibly worried lawmaker said he was yet ti make any contact with the abductors at the moment.
He wrote thus: “This is to confirm the news making the rounds regarding the abduction of my mother. Yesterday around 8 pm some armed men came to my village and took my mother away at gunpoint . All exits from the village were blocked by vigilante youth but the kidnappers shot their way through using AK 47 riffles. Contact yet to be established with the abductors. I need tones of prayers right now for the safe return of the old woman.”