Cross River Labor Party Reps Candidate, Dominic Aqua Edem Kidnapped

In Breaking News, National News, Politics, Reports

By CrossRiverWatch admin

Dominic Edem Aqua
Dominic Edem Aqua

The Labor Party House of Representatives Candidate for Bakassi/Akpabuyo/Calabar South Federal Constituency in Cross River State, Hon. Dominic Aqua Edem, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

Hon. Aqua who is also a former Commissioner representing Cross River State in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC was said to have been kidnapped at about 9pm last night by heavily armed gunmen who invaded his Calabar home at Essien Street, Calabar South.

The State Police spokesman was not immediately available for comments but a police source told CrossRiverWatch that the police has been informed of the development and they are on the trail of the kidnappers.

When CrossRiverWatch contacted the State Labor Party Chairman, Mr. Austin Ibok, he blamed the PDP led government in the state for the upsurge of violent crimes in the state particularly during this election period.

“I think that it is the PDP controlled state government that will have to explain to Cross Riverians what is really going on. This phenomena is strange to our state. This is the first time since 1998 that we are going to have a truly competitive election in the state and I think the PDP is not comfortable with that. We in the opposition, particularly Labor have become targets of these bandits and Cross Riverians should hold the PDP led government responsible for this ugly development.” He said.

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism

CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.


New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On Today

You may also read!

Edgerley Memorial Name Sport House After Late Temitope Ekpenyong

By Patrick Obia Edgerley Memorial Girls Secondary School Calabar has named a sport house after the late Mrs. Temitope


UNICAL: The Accused, The Accuser, The Purveyor Of The Accusations And The Rest Of Us BY OGAR EMMANUEL OKO

A few years ago, Mr. Agi Peter, a young vibrant and the shrewd chartered accountant, the youngest ever Bursar


Cross River PCRC Hold Security Summit, Calls For Effective Community Watch

By Maxwell Effiong  The Nigerian Police Force has beckoned on community members to keep effective neighborhood watch in their


One commentOn Cross River Labor Party Reps Candidate, Dominic Aqua Edem Kidnapped

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now