Daily Post reports that four school children who are of the same parents have been declared missing in Umuahia.
They were declared missing after a Keke rider, contracted to take them to school, took them to an unknown destination.
The kids whose names were given as Mmesoma, Testimony, Godswill and Chinwotito, are the children of one Mr Chimobi Agah, a resident of Umuagu, Umuahia.
Confirming the development to DAILY POST in Umuahia, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Abia State Command, ASP Maureen Chinaka, said the incident was reported at the Ohuhu Police Station on November 28, 2023.
The police spokesperson said the parents of the missing children reported that the Keke rider took them to an unknown destination.
”They reported the matter to the Ohuhu Police Station and the DPO in charge of the division swung into action, searching for the kids in the neighborhood, including hotels.
“Investigation is ongoing on the matter,” she said.
DAILY POST learnt that the father of the children, Agah, is an indigene of Amasiri in Ebonyi State but resides and does business in Abia State.
It was gathered that Agah was in Enugu State on a business trip when the incident happened. He immediately returned to Umuahia after his wife informed him of the development.
It was also gathered that the Keke rider was not known to the family before he was engaged by the mother of the children to take the them to their school.