Suspected herdsmen abduct ABSU lecturers, others
Posted by News Express | 20 August 2021 | 134 times
Suspected gunmen have reportedly robbed and kidnapped two lecturers at Abia State University, Uturu, lecturers, and others on Thursday along ABSU-Isuikwuato Road.
Chairperson of ABSU’s Academic Staff Union of Universities, V U. Nkemdirim said the incident took place at about 6.00 pm.
According to him, the lecturers involved are Rev. Prof. S.O Eze of the Department of Industrial Chemistry and a Methodist minister, and Don Chris Afulike of the Department of Mass Communication, who were traveling in their different cars.
He said, “After the robbery, the herdsmen took the two lecturers and some others away.
“As of now, they are yet to be seen. However, the Camry belonging to Dr. Chris Afulike has been seen with his phone inside the vehicle,” the lecturer said.
Nkemdirim said the families of the lecturers confirmed the incident, and the University management has been involved in the matter.
He also said ASUU national body and necessary security agencies have been contacted. (Text, excluding headline: Daily Independent)
Source: News Express
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