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Gunmen Kidnap Lecturer, Two Students In Edo


BEVERLY HILLS, March 11, (THEWILL) – The Edo State Police Command has confirmed that unknown gunmen abducted two students and a lecturer at the National Institute of Construction Technology, Uromi, Esan North-East Local Government Area of Edo State.

Parents are said to have been storming the school to make enquiries about their wards and children against the backdrop of authorities keeping the names of the abductees confidential.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Bello Kontongs, who confirmed the incident, said the police were on the trail of the gunmen.

“It is true, three persons were kidnapped, two students and one staff. The police are after the kidnappers and we will get them,” he said.

The gunmen on Wednesday night stormed the school and abducted two students and a lecturer, whose names have not been released.

As at the time of filing the report, the kidnappers were yet to make contact with the school authorities or the family of those abducted.