Gunmen abduct many, injure others in Rivers funeral
Rampaging gunmen at the weekend invaded a burial at Banigo Isile-Ogono community in Bonny Local Government Area, Rivers State, injuring many of the guests and abducting others.
It was gathered a top official of the legislative assembly in the council was battling for survival at an undisclosed hospital following the attack.
Sources told The Nation the bandits, who stormed the ceremony a few minutes after the deceased, Kenneth Banigo was interred, shot at different directions and abducted many people.
Some high-profile guests, who were in attendance such as the Chairman of the council, David Irimagha and lawmaker representing Bonny Constituency in the Rivers State House of Assembly, Abinye Blessing Pepple, escaped by the whiskers.
One Sunny, Allison and Theophilus were named among the abducted victims.
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