University of Abia, Uturu, lecturers have been abducted, On Thursday evening, they were kidnapped along ABSU-Isuikwuato road in Umuahia, the state capital.
Rev. Prof. S.O Eze of the Department of Industrial Chemistry and Don Chris Afulike of the Department of Mass Communication were identified as the victims.
V. U. Uturu is the Chairperson of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) at Abia State University Uturu. Nkemdirim said the incident occurred around 6 p.m.
According to reports, they were traveling in separate cars.
Nkemdirim said the two lecturers ran into the gunmen who were robbing motorists.
Two lecturers and some others were taken away by the gunmen after the robbery. As of now, they are still missing.”
The Camry belonging to Afulike, however, has been spotted with his phone inside.
Nkemdirim said that the families of the lecturers confirmed the incident, and that the University management is involved.
The ASUU national body and security agencies have been contacted, he said