Her name was withheld for security reasons.
“The kidnap victim, a professor at the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State, left for Awka after a senate meeting with her colleagues in the school. Unfortunately, her movement was cut short by the activities of the kidnappers.
“This is the second time a lecturer will be falling a victim of the notorious kidnappers at the same spot.
“The particular spot where the incident took place is highly deplorable, making users of the road vulnerable to attacks.
“The leadership of the Enugwu-Agidi community wishes to inform the general public to desist from plying that route from 6.30pm because of the security threats, while we strategise as a community to beef up security around the area.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident.
He said, “Although the alleged incident was not officially reported, the Commissioner of Police, John Abang, has ordered discreet investigation to ascertain the veracity of the allegation, rescue the victim and fish out perpetrators in order to bring them to justice.”