The National Youth Council of Nigeria says two of its members are missing after they attending an event involving the council at the Ministry of Justice Conference Hall in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital.
According to PUNCH the Rivers State NYCN Chairman, Chijioke Ihunwo disclosed that the youths were missing four days after attending the youth conference in the State capital.
Ihunwo said one of the missing NYCN members is Napoleon Spiff and Chairman of the NYCN in the Rivers East Senatorial District, while the other is Zachariah Levi George, the National President of the National Union of Rivers State Students, just as he appealed to security agencies in the state to launch a manhunt for the missing youths.
He further said families of the youths were in distress over their whereabouts, even as he expressed fears that they may have been kidnapped.
“I want to use this medium to inform the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, the Director, Department of State Services and other sister security agencies that the Vice Chairman, NYCN, Rivers East Senatorial District and the National President, National Union of Rivers State Students have been missing.
“They were missing after they left the Ministry of Justice conference hall at the end of the International Youth Day on the 12th of August and have not been seen by their family members.
“I call on the Commissioner of Police and all the security agencies to as a matter of urgency look out for these two young men. We have confidence that they can find out what happened and fish out those involved in their arrest or kidnap and bring them to book,” Ihunwo stated.