Vanguard gathered that Uwubiti, a one-time chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Oleh chapter, was ambushed at 10p.m. on Saturday, while driving along the newly-constructed Oleh-Ozoro Road.
Sources said Uwubiti was returning from Ozoro when he r
an into the kidnappers, who had mounted a roadblock and were robbing travellers.
A source said he sustained a bullet injury on his hand as the kidnappers shot sporadically. Another source confirmed to Vanguard that a ransom of N100 million was being demanded by the kidnappers.