A professor in the Crop Production Department of Modibbo Adamawa University of Technology, Yola, Prof. Allan Kadams, has been kidnapped.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Kadam’s kidnap came two weeks after another Professor, Ibrahim Adamu of Soil Science Department of the same university was kidnapped but released after one day.
The Registrar of the university, Hajiya Halima Bala, who confirmed the kidnapping of Kadam said the incident took place in the early hours of Tuesday at about 2am.
She said Kadams was kidnapped from his residence at the Federal Housing Estate, Bajabure on the outskirts of Yola.
Also confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, for Police Command in Adamawa, SP Othman Abubakar, said the command had dispatched its personnel to track and rescue the professor.
“We are also in touch with the family of the professor for any development,” Abubakar said.
Abubakar also said that the police, in its effort to check the growing cases of kidnapping in the state, had arrested 11 suspects operating in Wuro-Jabbe and Vunoklang wards of Yola.