UNIPORT ASUU demands release of kidnapped colleague
PORT HARCOURT— Lecturers in the University of
Port Harcourt, Uniport, under the auspices of
Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, have
called for the immediate and unconditional
release of their colleague by his abductors.
Dr. Eebah Lebari, who teaches in the
Department of Management, Faculty of
Management Science, in Uniport, was abducted
on October 17, at the entrance to his residence
in Mbuoba area of Port Harcourt while returning
The gunmen were said to have allegedly traced
their victim, Lebari, from his office to his
residence where he was blocked at the gate and
forcefully whisked away at gunpoint.
One month after his abduction, his family and
ASUU in the institution have expressed worry
that no contact had been made with the
Addressing newsmen, yesterday, the UNIPORT
ASUU Chairperson, Prof. Anthonia Okerengwo,
condemned the act of violence and kidnap
directed at lecturers.