The Director of the Sciences Equipment Development Institute, Professor Simon Ndubuisi, has been reportedly shot dead.
He was shot dead on Wednesday evening by unknown gunmen.
He was killed along Enugu-Port Harcourt highway near the entrance of the Centenary Estate around Amech Awkunanaw in Enugu.
It was learnt that the gunmen also killed his police escort and abducted his daughter, who was in the car.
Professor Ndubuisi hailed fom Mgbowo in the Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State.