Gunmen Reportedly Abduct Two Lecturers Who Are Siblings In Kaduna State

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Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers were said to have abducted two lecturers believed to be siblings. The incident, The Cable reports, happened in Mahuta community of Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

According to the report, the victims, Adamu Chinoko and Umar Chinoko, are were believed to lecturers at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, and Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna; they hail from Kebbi State.

Adamu was said to have been kidnapped last Thursday night. His abductors were said to have demanded a ransom of N2 million and a new motorcycle from the family.

But while his brother, Umar, went to deliver the ransom on Sunday, he was also held. And now, their abductors are demanding N5million ransom to free both men.

The Kaduna State Police Command is yet to make any official statement on the development as at the time of filing this report.