A professor with the Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Jos, Grace Ayanbimpe, has been kidnapped by gunmen.
The professor was abducted in the early hours of Monday alongside her husband by the gunmen who stormed their residence behind Haske Quarters, Lamingo in Jos North Local Government Area of the state.
A resident of the community, Philip Dachung, confirmed the incident to our Source in Jos on Monday.
Dachung said, “The kidnappers came to their house around 2 am. They broke into their apartment and shot into the air. Neighbors who were terrified by sounds of gunshots could not come out for the fear of being hit by stray bullets.
“So, this morning, we discovered that the gunmen had taken the professor and her husband away. We don’t know where they are, right now.”
“Please, pray for their safe and quick release from their abductors. May we also see the end of insecurity in our country.”
The Head, Department of Medical Microbiology of the University of Jos, Dr Mark Okolo, declined to speak on the incident when contacted by Journalists.
Also, the Spokesman of State Police Command, Ubah Ogaba, promised to get back to Reporters when contacted.