The Labour Party's House of Representatives candidate for Bakassi/Calabar/Akpabuyo Federal Constituency of Cross River State, Mr Dominic Aqua Edem, has been kidnapped.
Briefing newsmen on the incident in Abuja, the Labour Party Governorship candidate in the state, Mr Fidelis Ugbo, described the incident as the latest attempt by an opposing political party to intimidate members and supporters of
Labour Party in Cross River State.
A Chieftain of the Party, Senator Bassey Out, described the incident as unhealthy and spoke on the demands of the abductors.
The Labour Party leaders had called on the Inspector General of Police to commence investigation and rescue the politician as well as bring his abductors to book.