Nwokocha was allegedly abducted at about 7pm on Sunday evening around Allwell Crescent near the Aba Fire Service station.
A sources close to the medical doctor said he was returning to his house after attending a meeting of people from his hometown in the city, when gunmen blocked his car and whisked him away in another vehicle.
It was gathered that the suspects asked for about N50m ransom, but the men of the Abia State Police Command and other security agencies in the state have intensified efforts to rescue him.
The victim’s family members could not be reached comments as at the time of filing this report.
When contacted on his mobile phone, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Ogbonnaya Nta, said the incident had yet to be reported to the police.