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Gunmen Abduct Expatriate Workers In Akwa Ibom

Two expatriate workers in Eket south West in  Akwa Ibom State  have allegedly been  kidnapped by unknown gunmen. Although, the identities of the victims were not available at press time but a source said that the expatriates were kidnapped in their  hotel room at Eket yesterday night. The incident occurred almost simultaneously with the kidnap…

Two expatriate workers in Eket south West in  Akwa Ibom State  have allegedly been  kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

Although, the identities of the victims were not available at press time but a source said that the expatriates were kidnapped in their  hotel room at Eket yesterday night.

The incident occurred almost simultaneously with the kidnap of Dr.  Idongesit Udom, a proprietor of Sure Foundation Polytechnic in another  part of the state, Ukanafun Local Government Area.

Reports said Dr. Udom was abducted on Sunday morning, at about 10 am,  while going to the Church, Qua Iboe at Idung Nneke, a stone throw to  his residence.

The kidnappers, the source maintained were said to have used a light  brown Sienna wagon where they forced in their victim, while shooting  randomly into the air to cause panic.

It was also gathered that, police have begun manhunt for the seized  expatriates, even as they have relocated security chiefs to the area to comb for their release.

Police public relations officer, PPRO, ASP Chukwu Okechwu who  confirmed the incident on the telephone to our correspondent said,  they were on ground to rescue the victims.

According to him, ‘‘Unknown gunmen have kidnapped two expatriates from  their hotel room in Eket.

‘‘We are aware of the incident; I am assuring you efforts are at top  gear to rescue them.”

Source:Nigerian News from Leadership News

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