Gunmen suspected to be bandits, in the early hours of today, Tuesday, have attacked staff quarters of the University of Abuja (UniAbuja) and kidnap four staff members of the institution to unknown location.
According to the University spokesperson, Mr. Habib Yakoob, in a statement, confirmed the incident and said the school is still on the trace of the people who were kidnapped “Suspected bandits attacked the staff quarters of the University in the early hours of today (Tuesday). Our safety officers, with security personnel, mobilized to secure the quarters.
“However, we have a 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. This is a sad day for us, indeed”, the statement said.
It would be recalled there have been traces of bandit activities within the school which had, sometimes, triggered fear among staff and students of the school.