Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted Gertrude Nnanjar Njar, the Commissioner for Women Affairs in Calabar, Cross River State, on Wednesday.
An eyewitness, Samuel Okon, said that she was forcefully taken out of her official car by masked young men on Wednesday, February 1, 2023.
According to Okon, they whisked the commissioner away in their car and abandoned her own car in Calabar South.
Kalita Aruku, Special Adviser to the Governor of Rivers State, Ben Ayade on information, confirmed her kidnap on Thursday, February 2.
“Yes, security sources have informed us that the Commissioner for Women Affairs has been kidnapped. As we speak, security operatives have launched a manhunt for the kidnappers with a view to arrest them and rescue the victim unharmed,” he stated.