The Sole Administrator of the Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State, Chris Ohizu, and two others were in the early hours of Friday kidnapped by gunmen.
It was gathered that the gunmen also razed his country home in the Imoko community in Arondizuogu.
According to a source who spoke to newsmen, the council boss was shot before he was whisked away with two others.
The source said,
“The Sole Administrator of Ideato North was kidnapped last night together with two others after burning his house at Imoko community in Arondizuogu.
“They shot him on the leg before taking him away. This is a man who came back from a hospital recently. I am devastated now.”
Another source who confirmed the development decried the spate of insecurity going on in the area.
“The house of Ideato North SOLAD was burnt down and he was kidnapped with a bullet wound on his leg as I heard.
“I have been making this report since last year and early this year till now no single presence of the police anywhere in Arondizuogu and no single arrest. We are now at the mercy of God. ”