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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Uniport Lecturer Dr Reginald Ohiri Kidnapped by Unknown Gunmen


**A UNIPORT Lecture from the Department of BiochemistryDr Reginald Ohiri was kidnapped by gunmen on August *

The lecturer Dr Reginald Ohiri was kidnapped on Monday evening, 1st August
The kidnappers are currently demanding N2 million for his release

A lecturer in the department of Biochemistry, University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), has been abducted by unknown gunmen.

Dr. Reginald Ohiri was kidnapped, when the yet to be identified gunmen forced their way into his compound through the gate on Monday evening, 1st August.
According to Vanguard, the kidnappers have established contact with the family of the victim and are demanding N2 million ransom for his release.

According to sources, Ohiri was abducted from his residence in Aluu community, Ikwerre local government area of Rivers state.

The spokesman for the university where he lectures, Dr. William Wodi, confirmed the development, but said he is not aware of the exact time the lecturer was abducted.

Wodi said: “I have heard about it. His name is Dr. Ohiri and a lecturer in the Department of Biochemistry, UNIPORT. I learnt he was kidnapped at his resident in Aluu.”
The public relations officer of the Rivers state police command, Mr. Nnamdi Omoni, when he was contacted, said he had just received a call on the development but said he had not been fully briefed.

The PRO also stated that the command would immediately begin an investigation into the abduction.
Some of the students who were interviewed by one of the schools magazine Organization revealed that Mr. Reginals Ohiri was one of the best lecturers in the Department of Biochemistry, Uniport.
The further added that Mr. Ohiri was not corrupt and he teaches very well and they prayed that he would not get hurt by these Gunmen.

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