The disappearance of two girls – Peace and Jennifer John, aged 12 and 14 respectively – has aroused considerable anxiety in their parents. Read also: Tinubu’s son die of heart-attack
The parents are worried about the safety and whereabouts of the siblings, who went missing at their home on Assemblies of God Road, Agudama, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The father of the victims, Lucky John, a plumber, told PUNCH Metro that the girls had been missing since October 1, 2017.
He said he had visited different places of interest of the girls, adding that he had yet to get any positive response.
He said, “On October 1 around 6pm, I was away to work, while their mother was at home. The two of them went out and they never returned. Till now, I have not seen or heard anything about them. We have gone to different places to look for them without any result. Nobody has called to demand ransom. The two girls have the phone number of their mother, but they have not called. We are afraid.”
Our correspondent learnt that the victims were both Junior Secondary School Three pupils of Community Girls Secondary School, Agudama-Epie, Yenagoa.
They were said to be the second and third born of seven children of the Johns. Read also: Maina to face six count charge
Their father said he did not know if they had boyfriends whom they might have eloped with.
He added that his daughters were well-behaved and never showed any sign of discontentment before their disappearance.
The Bayelsa State Police Public Relations Officer, Asinim Butswat, said the case had not been reported to the police. Read also: DOWNPOUR… 47yr-old COED-Oro staff die mysteriously
He said, “I cannot comment on the matter because he has not reported it to the police. When I asked him why, he said he thought the children would come back and people advised him to hold on. They have been missing for a month. I have asked him to go to a station.”