The Enugu State Police Command on Monday said it would ensure the release of the kidnapped former Vice Chancellor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra State, Prof. Ilochi Okafor.
The former VC was kidnapped on Sunday at his residence at 31 Pioneer Ave, Independence Layout, Enugu, while leaving for church.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu that the command had commenced a search for the former vice chancellor.
“The police are doing everything possible to ensure the release of the professor. I cannot reveal what we are doing now, but I assure you that he will be safe,” Amaraizu said.
Amaraizu appealed to the public to be security conscious, especially during the forthcoming festive period, and report any suspicious movement around them.