Unknown gunmen on Friday abducted a retired school principal, Mrs. Clementina Bakpa, at Ovwian in Udu council area of Delta State on her way to church in company of her husband, Mr. Emma Bakpa, an engineer.
The couple, it was learnt, was on their way to morning mass at the Catholic Church, Ovwian when the incident occurred at about 6 am. The woman was whisked away to unknown destination, while her husband was left helpless.
Mrs. Bakpa, a former principal of Dom Domingo College, Warri and Delta State University Demonstration School, Abraka is a mother of six children and proprietor of Holy Family School, Airport Road, Warri.
No ransom has been demanded yet by the abductors of the 70-year-old.
As at the time of abduction, Mrs. Bakpa was said to be without her telephone set.
No officer of the Owvian police station was prepared to comment on the incident although sources revealed that investigation are in top gear to track the hoodlums.