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Sterling Bank Head of Operations in Yenegoa kidnapped

Sterling Bank Head of Operations in Yenegoa kidnapped

Nneka Enuka UgoAnochie, head of operations at Sterling Bank Plc in Yenagoa has been kidnapped.

The Bayelsa State Police Command confirmed the abduction, adding that it happened around the Kpansia axis of Yenagoa, the state capital.According to the Police, the incident caught many residents unaware due to the presence of multiple checkpoints manned by security operatives along the expressway.

Sources informed ENigeria News that Mrs. Nneka Enuka UgoAnochie the Operations Manager of Sterling Bank was abducted while on her way to the office.

Consequently, the Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, Romokere Ibani, confirmed the incident while addressing newsmen at the command’s headquarters on Tuesday,20 June, 2023.

“On the 16th of June, at 8 am, four armed men dressed in military camouflage, operating with a red Lexus jeep, abducted Mrs. Nneka Enuka UgoAnochie, along Otiotio Road, in Yenagoa Local Government Area, while driving to her office,” Ibani said.

“The police were alerted, and we embarked on a rescue mission, but the kidnappers abandoned their vehicle and whisked away their victim; the vehicle with registration number BWR 552 AW was recovered on East-West Road, and we have intensified our efforts in ensuring that she is rescued unhurt,” the state police boss added that operatives of operation Puff Adder and the Anti-Kidnapping Squad of the State Police Command had reportedly provided security to her residence, but the arrangement was altered after she complained about the cost of logistics.

This is a developing story, more to come.

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