Pirates attack passenger ships, kidnap 64-year-old chef and others in Bayelsa
By OSA OKHOMINA, Yenagoa
There is panic among the natives of the Nembe, Brass and Akassa regions of the Brass and Nembe local government regions of Bayelsa State following attacks on commercial boats and the kidnapping of a chief age 64 and three others.
LEADERSHIP has found that the increasing incidence of maritime pirate attacks along the various routes of Odioma, Nembe, Brass and Akassa in the Senate district of Bayelsa is ongoing without security checks.
The President of the State of the Nigerian Maritime Union, Comrade Ogoniba Ibingansi, confirmed by phone to LEADERSHIP that the waterways are no longer safe and that all boats operating along Odioma, Akassa, Brass and Nembe are no longer safe. load more and that the passengers were turned away.
Ibingansi, who also confirmed that security agencies, including the Special Adviser on Security Matters to the Bayelsa State Government, are fighting to find ways to counter the hackers, lamented that “the boys have resumed the waterways “.
It was established that on Monday evening, along the Yenagoa-Akassa in Brass local government route, an Igbo businessman was stripped naked and taken away by heavily armed sea pirates.