Three academic staff of Shehu Idris College of Health, Makarfi, Kaduna State, were on Sunday kidnapped by gunmen while travelling to Makarfi from Zaria in Kaduna.
Among the kidnapped lecturers are two women, Rabi Dogo and Halimatu Malam, and the director of the institution’s dental school, identified as Dr. Akawo, Premium Times reports.
Ahmed Rahama, a staff of the institution, told the newspaper that the lecturers were kidnapped on Sunday evening.
He said, “We are all not happy at all here. It is indeed a sad event.
“The department had some members of the dental association who visited the school but were lodged in a hotel in Zaria.
“We understand they travelled to Zaria where they had a brief meeting with them that Sunday. And on their way back to Makarfi, they were kidnapped.
According to Rahama the kidnappers took the three lecturers in their cars and kept the director’s car at a junction close to Makarfi town.
The police in Makarfi are in custody of the director’s car, he confirmed.