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UPDATED: Abducted UNIJOS professor, husband released



Grace Ayanbimpe, a professor with the Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Jos, and her husband, Isaac Ayanbimpe who were kidnapped on Monday have been freed.

ROYAL NEWS had reported that the professor and her husband were kidnapped on Monday when gunmen suspected to be kidnappers invaded their residence behind Haske Quarters, Lamingo in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State.

It was gathered that the victims were released on Monday night, hours after their abduction.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, ASP Ubah Gabriel Ogaba confirmed this on Tuesday morning that they were rescued unhurt.

According to him, the development was aided by hunters and vigilante group in the area.

The PPRO said, “With the Concerted effort of the Police Tactical Team, Plateau State Command, hunters and vigilantes, the kidnapped victims, Prof Grace Ayanbimpe and her husband, Mr Isaac Ayanbimpe were released unhurt”.

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