A lecturer with the Odumegwu Ojukwu College Anambra State, Prof. Silvia Okonkwo, has been kidnapped by suspected gunmen.
Prof. Okonkwo, from Enugwu-Ukwu in Njikoka Native Authorities Space of the state, was kidnapped round 6:25pm on Wednesday, October 28, alongside Enugwu-Agidi/ Nawgu highway.
The President-Common, Enugwu-Agidi Brotherly Union (EBU) Hon. Ndubuisi Obijiofor, who confirmed the incident on Thursday October 29, stated it was the second time a lecturer was kidnapped on the identical spot.
“The kidnap sufferer goes by the title Prof Silvia Okonkwo of Uruokwe village Enugwu-Ukwu, a lecturer with the Odumegwu Ojukwu College Anambra State, who left for Awka after having a Senate assembly together with her collegues within the faculty, sadly her motion was minimize quick by the actions of the abductors,” stated Obijiofor.
“That is the second time a lecturer could be falling a sufferer of the infamous kidnappers on the identical spot. The actual spot the place the incident happened is extremely deplorable, making the fixed customers of the highway extra susceptible to their assault. The management of the Enugwu-Agidi Group needs to tell most of the people to desist from plying that route as from 6:30pm due to the safety threats, whereas we strategize as a Group to beef up safety across the space
“We additionally urge the state authorities to return to our help by repairing the highway to facilitate straightforward motion of automobiles alongside the highway for safety functions. As I current this report the sufferer remains to be of their captive” he added.