At least four persons have been declared missing by the Ebonyi state police command in Isiama Onicha in Onicha local government area.
This is contained in a statement issued and signed in Abakaliki by the spokeswoman for the command, Loveth Odah.
A complaint about the missing persons was lodged at Onicha Divisional Headquarters of the command on January 1.
The police explained that the complainant Okike Onyedikachi reported that his four brothers left home on December 26, 2021, in two Daystar 125 model motorcycles.
“They left to attend a traditional marriage of their cousin at Okpa-Ogegen Village in Oju local government area of Benue, through Effium/Benue route and had yet to return,” the police statement said.
“The family has contacted the celebrant, and she confirmed that the victims were not sighted at the ceremony.”
The missing persons are Ogonnaya Chukwu, 33, and Sunday Chukwu, 31, both dark in complexion; Chinedu Nwite, 30, and Ogbonnaya Ekuma, 30, both fair in complexion. “All speak English and Igbo languages fluently,” the statement added.
It further noted that the command had disseminated the information through its control room and other police formations within the command.
The police further stated that all efforts to trace the victims had proved abortive.
“We implore members of the public with useful information on their whereabouts to report at the police station or contact Chief Chibuezem Obasi on 08037737972,” the police urged.