Former Commissioner for Information in Cross River, Mr Patrick Ugbe has been kidnapped by some unidentified gunmen in Calabar, capital of Cross River State.
The ex-commissioner who is now the Managing Director of Hit Fm 95.9, was said to have been kidnapped at about 8.20 p.m. on Thursday 1st June, 2017 at Ekpo Iso Street, Ikot Ansa, Calabar.
Sources said that, Ugbe was kidnapped by five unidentified gunmen who stormed the area in a Toyota Camry car. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP Irene Ugbo confirmed the incident: “We are aware of the incident. The case has been reported to us. We have dispatched our men and those from the Intelligence Department to hunt for the kidnappers and rescue the victim safely.”