Professors, several others abducted at UNIABUJA staff quarters

Gunmen invaded the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) staff quarters on Tuesday morning and abducted several members of staff.

The university confirmed the incident in a statement posted on Facebook.

“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!” the statement read.

According to reports, those abducted are Prof. Bassey Ubom and his son and daughter, Prof. Obanza Malam, Sambo Mohammed and Dr. Tobit.