Gunmen Abduct Two Chinese Expatriates In Ebonyi

By 02:10 Thu, 04 Jun 2020 Comments

Two Chinese expatriates working at a mining site in Ebonyi State have been abducted by unknown gunmen

The abducted Chinese nationals are employees at Greenfield Metals Nigeria Limited, which specialises in lead and zinc mining.

The incident, it was gathered, happened at Ihietutu, Ishiagu in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State on Wednesday at a mining pit close to the company’s offices.

Chairman of the company, Henry Ahanaotu assumed that the gunmen first shot sporadically into the air to scare away workers before proceeding to whisk away the expatriates.

According to him the incident happened at the company’s mining pit at Ajirija mining site, 300 meters from the company’s Life Camp.

Ahanaotu, who doubles as the Managing Director of the company assumed a formal report on the incident had been lodged with the police command in the state.

He assumed the company has not made contact with the kidnappers.



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