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Ijeoma Okeke

Gunmen have kidnapped a professor with the Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Jos, Grace Ayanbimpe and her husband on Monday

The PUNCH reports that 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 who confirmed the incident to The PUNCH 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.

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“So, this morning, we discovered that the gunmen had taken the professor and her husband away. We don’t where they are right now.”

A staff of the University of Jos, who also confirmed the incident, said, “This morning, we got information that Prof Grace Ayanbimpe of Department of Medical Microbiology was abducted from their residence along with her husband.

“Please, pray for their safe and quick release from their abductors. May we also see the end of insecurity in our country.”

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