Gunmen kill Lecturer, kidnapped 9 travellers in Nasarawa


Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers ambushed travelers in Toto local government area of Nasarawa state and killed a state University lecturer and kidnapped nine persons who were traveling along Toto LGA of the state.

Chairman Toto local government area of the state, Nuhu Dauda who confirmed to the media through a telephone conversation said. the incident took place Tuesday afternoon along mungi sharp Conner Buga Gwari, Gadabuke area of Toto LGA

Dauda said the kidnapped victims were traveling in three vehicles and were intercepted by the gunmen who match them into the bush.

The late Salihu Ibrahim a lecturer in faculty of education , Nasarawa state University was among those kidnapped but his lifeless body was later found in the bush near the road.

He said the kidnappers have not made any contact to any of the relatives of the victims.

Meanwhile the Nasarawa state police public relations officer Nansel Rahman said that the police command is not aware of the development but will investigate into the matter.


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