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Professors, Children, Staff Kidnapped As Gunmen Invade University Of Abuja Quarters



Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen in the early hours of Tuesday, attacked the staff quarters of the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The assailants were said to have abducted seven persons, comprising some staff of the institution and their family members.

This was made known by the Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), UNIABUJA Chapter, Dr Kassim Umaru.

According to him, those abducted includes, Professor Obansa and his son; Professor Oboscolo, his son and daughters, as well as Sambo Mohammed and Dr Tobins.

“Please, we need your prayers for their safe return,” the ASUU chairman said in a message.

The incident was said to have occurred at about 1am at the senior staff quarters in Giri in Gwagwalada Area Council of the nation’s capital.