By Ene Asuquo
The Honourable Commissioner for Women Affairs, Cross River State, Prof. Getrude Njar has been kidnapped in Calabar by unknown gunmen in the early hours of today
our reporter gathered that prof.Njar
was whisked away through the creeks around in Calabar South local government area at about 9.30 a.m on Wednesday, while her car was found by a security personnel who visited the scene
Confirming the sad incident, the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Eric Anderson, said her car was found at Main Avenue.
He however assured that security operatives are on top of the matter.
“Just this morning, we received report of the kidnap of our colleague, Prof. Getrude Njar, who is Commissioner for Women Affairs. The Police have been contacted. The Permanent Secretary, Mboto is also on it as well. She was kidnapped at Mayne Avenue this morning and her car has been retrieved. And the report is that they are closing up on them.” Anderson disclosed.
At the time of filling this report, the State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Irene Ugbo could not be reach to confirm the incident.
Similarly, one Kenneth Abang from Boki local government area of the state in company of a relative, simply known as Eunice was also kidnapped.
They were kidnapped a few days ago, along the Biase-Calabar highway while traveling to Boki lga in preparation for his father’s buried scheduled to hold this weekend, February, 3rd and 4th in Okundi community in Boki.