Two lecturers of the Abia State University, Uturu, and others were robbed and kidnapped by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen along Uturu – Isuikwuato Road on Thursday evening.
The Chairperson of the school’s Academic Staff Union of Universities, V U. Nkemdirim, confirmed the incident, saying it took place at about 6.00 pm.
According to him, the lecturers involved are Rev. Prof. S.O Eze of the Department of Industrial Chemistry and a Methodist minister, and Christain Afulike of the Department of Mass Communication, who were travelling in their different cars.
According to Nkemdirim, the two lecturers ran into the suspected Fulani herdsmen when robbing vehicles.