Gunmen abduct Delta Poly lecturer

Posted by Osteen Oyibode, Asaba | 7 July 2015 | 3,824 times

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The wave of kidnapping spread to Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro on Monday when unknown gunmen kidnapped a senior lecturer identified as Mr. Chike Gbemudu.

Our correspondent learnt that Gbemudu was kidnapped at his residence along NDC Road, one of the busiest roads in Ozoro, headquarters of Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State.

Eye witnesses said the lecturer who is of the Directorate of General Studies in the polytechnic was driven away to an unknown destination by his abductors.

As at the time of filing this report, no contact had been established with the kidnappers by the family members.

Efforts to reach the Divisional Police Officer of the Ozoro Police Division were abortive as at press time, but Police Public Relations Officer of the state command, Celestina Kalu, confirmed the incident.

Meanwhile, Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro chapter, Comrade Thomas Ojuye, has condemned the kidnap of Gbemudu, describing it as painful and pathetic.

He said the union had concluded plans to undergo a fasting and praying session for his release, disclosing that it was the second time a lecturer of the institution was kidnapped.

Source: News Express

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