626 views | Stanley Ugagbe | May 17, 2021
The growing insecurity drama rocking the nation has unveiled another worrying episode as a professor with the Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Jos, Grace Ayanbimpe, has been kidnapped by gunmen.
According to Sahara Reporters, the professor was abducted early Monday morning alongside her husband by the unknown gunmen who stormed their residence behind Haske Quarters, Lamingo in Jos North Local Government Area of the state, Punch reports.
A resident of the community, Philip Dachung, confirmed the incident to the newspaper 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.”
Also, an employee of the University of Jos, who 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.”