Betinah Benson, mother of Kombowei Benson, secretary to Bayelsa state government, has been reportedly abducted by gunmen.
Betinah was said to have been abducted on Tuesday night in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state capital.
The abductors were said to be in military fatigues.
Butswat Asinim, police public relations officer (PPRO) in Bayelsa state, has been contacted for comments.
Bayelsa have seen a surge in activities of gunmen in recent years.
In 2020, a police officer was shot dead while trying to prevent an attack at the residence of Seriake Dickson, a former governor of Bayelsa, in Sagbama LGA of the state.
A year before, gunmen attacked a security post within the country home of former President Goodluck Jonathan at Otuoke, Ogbia LGA of Bayelsa.