By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria
kidnappers have invaded the house of a staff of Ahmadu Bello University on Sardauna Crescent, Area BZ, at Main Campus, Samaru, Zaria.
A statement issued to newsmen by the Director Information and Public Affairs of the University, Malam Auwalu said the kidnappers went away with the staff along with his wife and daughter.
He said the University Security Division quickly informed the operatives of the Police Intelligence Response Team that advanced to the scene following the distress call.
According to him, there was an exchange of fire between the kidnappers and the mobile police operatives, when it was clear that they would be overpowered, the kidnappers ran into the bush along with the victims.
“As the police went after them up to Kasuwar Da’a village bordering the University, the kidnappers then released the wife and the daughter and went away with the husband. Some empty shells were recovered from the scene.
“The Inspector General of Police and other security agencies, as well as all relevant government establishments have been duly informed of the unfortunate incident”.
The Vice-Chancellor Professor Kabir Bala has urged the University community to remain calm and vigilant to avoid the reocurrence of the incident.