A seven-man task force has been set up by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) as efforts to rescue a lawyer, Paulette Ajayi.
Ajayi was reportedly abducted yesterday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Dr Ralph Nduka, Ajayi was abducted in the front of her home in Rumukrushi, Port Harcourt, by “at least four men dressed in combat fatigues and dark T-shirts.”
In a statement released today and titled, ‘NBA sets up task force for the release of Paulette Bisola Ajayi,’ Nduka said the family of the abducted lawyer confirmed the incident to the NBA President, Mr Olumide Akpata.
He said the NBA President therefore set up a task force immediately, which would take every step in ensuring the release of our abducted colleague.
The task force members includes NBA First Vice-President, John Aikpokpo-Martins; NBA Welfare Secretary, Kunle Edun, Port Harcourt NBA Chairman, Nyekwere; Victor Frank-Briggs; Irene Pepple; Anthonia Osademe; and Ngozi Ajayi.
“The NBA is in contact with the Rivers State Governor, Attorney-General of Rivers, and Rivers State Police Headquarters, on this issue.
Source: Naija News