Gunmen yesterday reportedly abducted Senator Nelson Effiong in Uyo,Akwa Ibom.
Effiong, a former senator had represented Eket Senatorial District for eight years from 2003- 2011. Eye witnesses say that Effiong was kidnapped by three-armed hoodlums at his lounge, a popular sit-out along Oron Road in Uyo.
They allege that the gunmen reportedly stormed the venue at about 9:00pm on Sunday night, opening fire on customers in the lounge, after which
the Senator was taken away while several customers at the bar were injured during the
The incident was also been confirmed by the police.