Police Rescues Abducted UNIABUJA Profs, Others

It has been reported that the police have rescued the six staff of the University of Abuja abducted by gunmen on Tuesday and reunited them with their families.

According to reports, details of the rescue operation were sketchy but the Federal Capital Police Command spokesperson, Josephine Adeh, confirmed the development in a statement this morning.

This is coming after two professors, a non-academic staff, and three others were reportedly abducted from their official quarters, by hoodlums numbering over 20.

Meanwhile, Twenty-four hours after the abduction, the hoodlums reportedly demanded N300 million ransom, but it could not be confirmed whether ransom was paid before the victims were reportedly rescued by the police.

Adeh in her statement however stated that, “The FCT Police Command wishes to inform members of the public that all abducted victims of the University of Abuja were rescued and reunited with their families through a joint operation with other security agencies. More details coming soon.”


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