Akwa state Police commissioner Donald Awunah     Photo: Crimefighters

By Victor Ernest

The Akwa Ibom police command, on Monday, confirmed the abduction of two expatriates from their hotel rooms in Eket, Eket Local Government Area on Sunday.

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The command also said that the proprietor of Sure Foundation Polytechnic, Ukanafun, Dr Idongesit Udom, was kidnapped same day while worshipping in a church.

Public Relations Officer of the command, Chukwu Okechukwu, told newsmen in Uyo that the police had commenced investigation on the incidents.

Identities yet unknown

He said the police had no information on the identities, workplace and nationalities of the expatriates.

According to him, the police are also working hard to ensure the release of Dr Idongesit Udom, the proprietor of Sure Foundation Polytechnic .

”We are aware of the incidents. I am assuring you that efforts are on top gear to rescue them,” he stated.

The spokesperson further stated that the commissioner of Police, Donald Awunah, led a team of senior police officers to Eket and its environs to secure the release of the expatriates.