National Youth Service Corps member goes missing, Police react

The Ebonyi State Police Command has urged members of the public to volunteer any useful information on a missing National Youth Service Corps member in the state to the nearest police station.

This was contained in a statement in Abakiliki on Tuesday by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Loveth Odah.

Odah said the male corps member, Victor Omah, who is 24 years old, was declared missing on November 11.

She said: “Members of the public should report his whereabouts or call the NYSC Inspector with the phone number: 08058133173 and the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) on 08064944617.

“Omah is a serving corps member with the Agency for Mass Literacy, located along old Enugu/Abakaliki Road by Presbyterian Church Kpirikpiri, Abakaliki.

“He hails from Adekafane Ugwolawo in Ofu L.G.A of Kogi State, and was declared missing by his roommate, Ujah Innocent, in the company of Mr Mordi Onoche, an NYSC Inspector in charge of Abakaliki Local Government Area of the State.

“According to Innocent, on Nov 9, 2021 by 6 pm the victim left their lodge at National Association Of Catholic Church Corps Members (NACC) Family House, Behind Hope-in Hotel Presco Junction, Abakaliki, to an unknown destination and has not returned till date.”

Odah further said the Command had disseminated the information through its control room and other police formations within the Command.

She said: “The command is intensifying efforts to trace the missing person. He is dark in complexion, 5 feet tall, speaks Igala dialect and English language fluently, and has no tribal mark.

“All efforts made to trace the victim as of the time of this publication has proved abortive.”

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