The 80-year-old father of Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa Chairman has been abducted by some gunmen at his country home in Agbere.
Press Secretary to the SALGA Chairman, Dr Nikade Anderson, confirmed the incident, revealing that Pa Napoleon Alale was whisked away in the early hours of Friday.
It was gathered that the gunmen invaded Agbere community by shooting sporadically to scare residents.
A vigilante member, who was shot by the hoodlums, has since been rushed to a hospital for treatment.
The captors of Pa Alale reportedly escaped in a boat through the river Nun.
No contact had been made with family members of the victim.