Nigeria & Udinese midfielder, Christian Obodo has been kidnapped earlier today by unknown gunmen.
The former Super Eagles player was whisk away by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Saturday in Efunrun, Delta, Nigeria.
Calls to his representatives in Lagos were not immediately returned at the time of filing this report but an eye witness told reporters the incident occurred at the Zion Faith Ministry Church in Efunrun where he was kidnapped.
The Police Public Relations Officer who declined to speak to Ascology News about the incident said plans are on the way to talk to the family and relatives of the footballer and a press release would be made out soon.
An official of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) declined to comment, directing all matters and enquiries be forwarded to security operatives since the matter is undergoing investigations.