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Gunmen Abduct Female Professor In Anambra

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Father of the five-day-old male child abducted by two gunmen on April 11 at Ijagbe community in Kogi State, Mr Tosin Ojuola, has been banished from the community.

Tobi Adebayo 

A female professor at the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State has been abducted by gunmen on Wednesday.

President-General of Enugwu-Agidi Brotherly Union, Ndubuisi Obijiofor, confirmed the abduction in a statement on Thursday.

“This is to inform the general public of the unfortunate kidnap incident that took place on the Enugwu-Agidi-Nawgu Road on Wednesday about 6.25pm.

“The kidnap victim, a professor with the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Anambra State, who left for Awka after having a Senate meeting with her collegues in the school, unfortunately her movement was cut short by the activities of the kidnappers.

“This is the second time a lecturer would fall victim to the notorious kidnappers on the same spot.

“The particular spot where the incident took place is highly deplorable, making users of the road more vulnerable to attack.

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“The leadership of the Enugwu-Agidi community wishes to inform the general public to desist from plying that route as from 6.30pm because of the security threats, while we strategise as a community to beef up security around the area.

“We also urge the state government to come to our aid by repairing the road to facilitate easy movement of vehicles on the road for security purposes. As I present this report the victim is still in their captivity,” the statement read.

 

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