A former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Benin branch, Barr. Razaq Isenalumhe, on Tuesday, escaped being kidnapped by the whiskers.
The Publicity Secretary, NBA Benin branch, Mr. Douglas Ogbankwa confirmed the incident saying the kidnap attempt took place Tuesday night.
Mr. Ogbankwa, who confirmed that Razaq escaped with injuries, said that the gunmen had waylaid him at his residence along Upper Mission extension road and attempted to take him away in his Toyota Spider
Ogbankwa said: “The vehicle of the former NBA Benin chairman Razaq Isenalumhe Esq.,-a Toyota Spider Saloon Car which was used to kidnap him albeit for a short while, as he escaped miraculously, has been recovered this morning by the Police.
“The former Chairman is hale and hearty but is being attended to for the shock he received as a result of the incident.
“We are calling an emergency meeting this evening because we are becoming worried at the level of kidnap of our members and even the killing of some”.