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Abducted UNIABUJA Staff Members Rescued, Suspects Arrested

The police in Federal Capital Territory announced that all abducted victims of the university of Abuja have been rescued and reunited with their families.

The police also said the feat was achieved through a joint operation with other security agencies, DSP Josephine Adeh, Police Public Relations, said in a statement on Friday.

Newslead had reported how two professors, a non-academic staff, and three others were abducted from their official quarters.

The hoodlums numbering over 20 were said to have shot their way into the compound and whisked away their victims.

Twenty-four hours later, they demanded N300 million ransom.

ASUU seeks prayers as gunmen kidnap two UNIABUJA profs, family members
It could not be confirmed whether ransom was paid before the victims were reportedly rescued by the police.

However, Adeh in her statement said, “The FCT Police Command wishes to inform members of the public that all abducted victims of the University of Abuja were rescued and reunited with their families through a joint operation with other security agencies. More details coming soon.”

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