Dr. Dan Shere, a former Secretary to the Enugu State Government, has been abducted by gunmen.
Shere, a medical doctor, was among other commuters that were kidnapped along the Enugu-Ugwuogo Nike-Nsukka Road on Thursday.
He was reportedly travelling to Nsukka from Enugu when he was attacked by gunmen said to be about eight in number.
The kidnappers said to be Fulani had on Sunday abducted over 50 students of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, demanding N300 million ransom for their release.
Daniel Ndukwe, the public relations officer of the Enugu State Police Command had in a statement on Monday said that officers were on a trail of the kidnappers while security had been beefed up along the road.