Gunmen Kidnap UNIJOS Professor, Husband
It was gathered that the professor was abducted in the early hours of Monday alongside her husband.
The gunmen were said to have stormed the couple’s residence behind Haske Quarters, Lamingo in Jos North Local Government Area of the state.
An unnamed staff of the University of Jos said;
This morning, we got information that Prof Grace Ayanbimpe of Department of Medical Microbiology was abducted from her residence with her husband.
Please, pray for their safe and quick release from their abductors. May we also see the end of insecurity in our country.
A resident of the community, Philip Dachung, confirmed the incident to reporters in Jos on Monday.
The kidnappers attacked the professor’s home around 3 am. They broke into their apartment and shot into the air. Neighbors who were terrified by sounds of gunshots could not come out for the fear of being hit by stray bullets. So, this morning, we discovered that the gunmen had taken the professor and her husband away. We don’t know where they are right now.
Spokesman of State Police Command, Ubah Ogaba, who confirmed the incident in a text massage, said;
The Command received a report of kidnapping of a man and his wife, behind Stanel Oil Lamingo, Jos. Tactical operatives have been deployed to the area. Concerted efforts are on towards rescuing the victims and arresting the perpetrators.
The abductors were as at press time yet to establish contact with the family or the university authorities.