Gunmen have attacked the staff quarters of the University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
During the attack which occurred very early on Tuesday, the assailants abducted seven persons, comprising some staff of the institution and their family members.
Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), UNIABUJA Chapter confirmed the incident and the abduction to Channels Television.
Those abducted were identified as Professor Obansa and his son; Professor Oboscolo, his son and daughters, as well as Sambo Mohammed and Dr Tobins.
“Please, we need your prayers for their safe return,” the ASUU chairman said in a message.