UNIABUJA Invasion: Full List, Identities of Kidnapped Persons

UNIABUJA Invasion: Full List, Identities of Kidnapped Persons

In a recent incident at the University of Abuja, Gwagwalada, some yet to be identified gunmen invaded the institution abducting staff and their family members.

This newspaper had earlier reported that the gunmen had invaded UNIABUJA's senior staff quarters at about 1 am on Tuesday, October 2.

The gunmen abducted a professor of economics, Joseph Obansa, some of his family members among others.

Two professors are among the victims of the abduction by gunmen. Photo: UNIABUJA
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In a recent report, Channels Television reports that the identities of other victims of the attack by the gunmen have been revealed following some investigations.

It was gathered that a total of six persons comprising of two professors, a senior lecture and three of their family members.

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The list of abducted victims of the Tuesday, November 2, UNIABUJA invasion

The invasion and subsequent abduction of staff and their family members by gunmen from UNIABUJA senior staff quarters has also been confirmed by the chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), UNIABUJA chapter, Kassim Umaru.

Umaru said:

“Please, we need your prayers for their safe return."

Those abducted were identified as

1. Professor Obansa

2. Professor Obansa's son

3. Professor Oboscolo

4. Professor Oboscolo's son

5. Professor Oboscolo's daughter

6. Dr Tobins.

How student protest in Federal College of Education turned violent

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that there was chaos at the Federal College of Education, Yola in Adamawa state as students of the institution protested the poor supply of water to their campuses.

Chaos started after the students who were said to have been marching around the school premises to portray their grievance over the social ill-treatment sighted soldiers in the institution.

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Sources said the soldiers were invited by the school's authority to quell the protest by the students. The students started destroying facilities and setting buildings on fire upon sighting the military officials.

The school authority has since shut down the Federal College of Education, Yola following the students' protest which turned violent.

An official of the institution also assured that efforts are been made by the appropriate department to ensure that the water in the campuses is restored for the students' use.

Source: Legit.ng

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