Okafor was accosted and taken away in front of his residence at the Independence Layout in Enugu. He was said to be on his way to church for Sunday morning service.
Eyewitness said that the gang sped off with the Professor in a Honda Sedan car with registration number AQ 347 ABC.
The kidnappers are yet to contact the family or make their demands known.
Meanwhile, the Enugu State police command is yet to make any statement on the incident.
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