Kenneth Udeze, the national chairman of Action Alliance, has been kidnapped by armed men.
Mr Udeze was abducted Friday morning outside a Zenith Bank branch in Dutse Alhaji, Abuja, his wife, Genevieve, told the Press.
According to her, Udeze woke up Friday morning and found several text messages indicating heavy withdrawals from his bank accounts that were not authorized.
“After suspecting his account had been hacked, he rushed to the bank to find out what happened,” Mrs Udeze said.
“He was with his driver when he was kidnapped outside the Zenith Bank.”
She said her husband`s abductors took him away in a black SUV.
The Police had yet to confirm the incident as at the time of filing this report.
Mr Udeze has been the chairman of Action Alliance.
Mr. Uche Nwosu, son-in-law to former Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, had contested the 2019 gubernatorial election in the state on its platform.
After Nwosu lost the governorship election to Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party, the AA had been in crisis,with initial attempts to remove Mr Udeze from office by Mr Nwosu and other politicians affiliated to Mr Okorocha.
Mrs Udeze alleged that her husband’s abduction appeared politically motivated.