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Gunmen Abduct Two UniAbuja Profs, Others

Gunmen on Tuesday morning invaded the Senior Staff Quarters of the University of Abuja at the Gwagwalada Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and abducted six people, including two professors

CHECKPOINTCHARLEY gathered that the attack took place around 1am.

Those abducted were Prof. Bassey Ubom, including his son and daughter, Prof. Obanza Malam, Sambo  Mohammed and Dr. Tobit.

The university’s spokesman, Habib Yakoob have confirmed the incident.

The sad news was also shared on the official Facebook page of the university.

It read, “Suspected bandits attacked the staff quarters of the university in the early hours of today.

“Our safety officers, in conjunction with security personnel, mobilised to secure the quarters.

“We have report that four of our staff and their children were, nevertheless, abducted by the evil men.

“Efforts are being made to ensure their safe return. A sad day for us, indeed! ”

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