Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have reportedly abducted the Registrar, Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, Mr Collins Ossai Onyenwenu.

Our correspondent learnt that the Onyenwenu was allegedly ambushed by arms wielding gunmen at about 4pm on Saturday along Ugiliamai/Onitcha-Ukwu road in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of the state.

The victim who was driving in a Toyota Camry was reportedly ambushed by the hoodlums and whisked from his car into a waiting car and driven in another car to unknown destination.

Eyewitnesses told our correspondent on Saturday night that the car which is believed to the official car of the registrar was abandoned by the roadside at the scene where he was reportedly kidnapped.

Although details of the incident were still hazy at the time of filing this report but a senior lecturer of the institution confirmed the registrar’s abduction.

The Public Relations Officer of the institution, Mr Manfred Oyibogbeye when contacted, said he had not been briefed on the development.

The state police commissioner, Mr Zanna Ibrahim confirmed the development when contacted.

Ibrahim said, “He was kidnapped along Ogilamai road at about 1600hrs. Efforts are in place to get him released as policemen, vigilante and youths have mobilised to the bushes to rescue him.