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Unknown gunmen abduct UNIJOS senior lecturer


Unknown gunmen have abducted a lecturer with the University of Jos, Plateau state, Dr Dan Ella.

It was learnt that  the lecturer with the Department of Theatre Arts was abducted in the early hours of Wednesday.

Acccording to eyewitnesses, the daredevil gunmen attacked his residence located at Haske quarters in Lamingo community, Jos North Local Government Area of the state.

A man who witnessed the development Philip Gyang, confirmed the latest abduction to newsmen in Jos on Wednesday.

Gyang said that the gunmen who arrived the community around 3am on Wednesday went to the apartment of the lecturer and whisked him away after breaking their door

Gyang said “What happened last night in Haske quarters was terrible. It was the sounds of gunshots that woke us up around 3am. But we could not come out when it became clear that Haske quarters was under attack by gunmen.”

Chairman of the University of Jos branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Lazarus Maigoro also confirmed the incident.

Maigoro  said; “It’s true because I just received an official report on the kidnap of one of our members in Lamingo area last night. I’m preparing a press release on the incident.

“Something has to be done about this kidnapping of innocent people because it’s really sad and should not be allowed to continue.”