bansa Joseph, a professor of economics, and two of his children were abducted in the early hours of Tuesday when gunmen attacked the staff quarters of the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA).
Josephine Adeh, federal capital territory (FCT) police command spokesperson, confirmed the incident in a press statement.
According to the statement by the police, three other persons were abducted in the invasion.
“The CP noted that a combined team of the Police and personnel of the Nigerian Army 176 Guards Battalion were swiftly mobilized to the area to protect the citizens.
Preliminary investigations however revealed that six (6) persons were allegedly abducted into the forest by the criminals on sighting the security operatives,” the statement read.