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Gunmen abduct poly lecturer, 2 children in Kaduna 

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By Boye Ajayi

A lecturer and two children have been abducted at the staff quarters of Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic in Zaria, Kaduna State by some gunmen.

They also shot a nan, who shooting one person, who is receiving treatment at Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital.

The motive of the kidnappers has not been established while the abductors have not named any ransom.

As at the time of filing this report, the polytechnic’s Public Relations Officer,  Mr Abdallah Shehu, could not comment on the incident, he was at a meeting and promised to call back.

However, the spokesman for Kaduna State Police Command, ASP Mohammed Jalige, confirmed the incident, saying it occurred around 10pm and that the injured person has been taken to the teaching hospital for treatment.

“We are on top of the situation. The entire area has been fereted by the police and we are trying to rescue the victims,” he said.

Persecondnews had reported that last week that some gunmen had in a commando-like manner, abducted 20 traders near Owo, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s town, on Akure-Owo-Benin road.

They have been released on payment of ransom in millions of naira.

None was rescued as claimed by the police but a man had escaped in the night from the bush.

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