Unidentified gunmen have kidnapped the eighty-year-old father of Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa Chairman, Pa Napoleon Alale.

The gunmen invaded the country home of the Octogenarian in Agbere community at midnight, shooting sporadically to scare residents.

Press Secretary to the SALGA Chairman, Dr Nikade Anderson, confirmed the incident, stating that Pa Napoleon Alale was whisked away in the early hours of Friday.

The captors of Pa Alale reportedly escaped in a boat through the river Nun.

A vigilante member, who was shot by the armed men is receiving treatment in the hospital.

Chairman of Sagbama Local Government Council, Mr. Embeleakpo Alale visited the vigilante member who sustained bullet wound while trying to foil the kidnap operation.

No contact had been made with family members of the victim as at the time of filing this report.

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