Former Super Eagles star and midfielder, Christian Obodo, has been confirmed to have disappeared along Refinery Road, Warri in Delta State,
Obodo, 36, was kidnapped by some unkown gunmen when he stopped by to get bananas on Sunday, the Police Public Relations Officer, Delta State Command, Onome Onovawakpoyeya said;
“Obodo was kidnapped at about 5pm on Sunday around Ishaka Hotel just along Refinery Road,”
“He was with his girlfriend when he was abducted. They both stopped by the road to buy bananas and no demand has been made for his release.”
This is the second time the former Udinese midfielder has been kidnapped by gunmen because he was abducted by unknown gunmen on June 9, 2012, on his way to church in Warri.
But the day after he was taken, police tracked his abductors to Isoko, just outside Warri, where they found Obodo and arrested some suspects.
The 2006 AFCON bronze medallist, who described his ordeal eight years ago as a “terrible experience”, miraculously escaped from the abductors, before nearby villagers and a vigilante group, rescued him and informed the police, who trailed the abductors to Isoko.