Nigeria: Six Abducted as Gunmen Attack UNIABUJA Staff Quarters

Gunmen have attacked the staff quarters of Nigeria’s University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

During the attack which occurred very early on Tuesday, the assailants abducted six persons, comprising two professors, one senior lecturer, and three of their family members.

Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), UNIABUJA Chapter, Dr Kassim Umaru, confirmed the incident and the abduction.

Those abducted were identified as Professor Obansa and his son; Professor Oboscolo, his son and daughters, as well as Dr Tobins.

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

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


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