According to Ebere Amaraizu, the spokesperson for the Enugu Stae Police Command, Okoye was allegedly held at gunpoint and taken away by his assailants.
He said: “We are on it, but because of the nature of the incident, we would not be able to disclose many details. He went to his farm and was kidnapped, that should do for now.”
However, Crime Focus gathered on Tuesday morning, Amaraizu said policemen were the trail of the gunmen.
“The commissioner of police has directed operatives to go after the abductors with a view to rescuing him alive,” he said.
The police spokesman added that it had not been confirmed whether Okoye’s abduction is a case of kidnapping or not as no ransom had been demanded as of the time of filing this report.