Gunmen invade Niger Delta, seize expatriates, school proprietor

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Akwa Ibom state suffered another attack by kidnappers on Monday as two expatriates were allegedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
Although the identities of the expatriates have not been disclosed, it was learnt that they were kidnapped in their hotel room at Eket.
Similarly, another set of kidnap syndicate also seized one Dr. Idongesit Udom, the proprietor of Sure Foundation Polytechnic at Ukanafun Local Government Area of the state.
National Daily, however, gathered that Dr. Udom was abducted on Sunday morning while going to the Church, Qua Iboe at Idung Nneke.
Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO) ASP Chukwu Okechwu, said the kidnappers operated with a light brown Sienna wagon adding that they shot indiscriminately before forcing the victims into their car.
He noted that the police was on their trail with a view to addressing them.
‘‘We are aware of the incident; I am assuring you efforts are at top gear to rescue them. As I am talking to you, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Donald Awunah and some senior police officers are on ground here monitoring situation,” he explained.