The Director of Servicom at the University of Calabar, Prof. Patrick Egaga, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen on Sunday night at the university staff quarters.
Prof Egaga, works at the Department of Special Education in the institution.
The Police Command in Cross River, which confirmed the abduction in an interview with newsmen in Calabar on Monday, said that action has been initiated to secure his release.
SP Irene Ugbo, who is the command’s spokesperson, confirmed the incident.
She said that though the family did not report the incident, but that they are working to secure his release.
The UniCal spokesperson, Mr Effiong Eyo, said that the university learnt of the abduction on Monday morning.
Truth Live News gathered that they also came in through the same river that connects Calabar to Akpabuyo LGA of the state, south south Nigeria.
Prof Egaga was whisked away through the river that overlooked the university’s staff quarters where he lives.