It seems like a normal day until it all went wrong and they lost their freedom of

Two Turkish nationals have been kidnapped by gunmen from their hotel.

The Turkish nationals worked for BKS Construction Company in Onna local government area of Akwa Ibom State.

They were seized at Airstrip Hotel in Eket by the gunmen.

The state police spokesman Chukwu Okechukwu said efforts were under way to free the pair.

“The state police command is working tirelessly to rescue the expatriates. The Commissioner of police has mobilised the anti-kidnapping unit and a special anti-crime unit to ensure that they are freed unhurt,” he said.

The police spokesperson said at the time of their abduction, their identities, nationalities and workplace were unknown.

He said no group has claimed responsibility for the abduction and no ransom demand made.