1 January 2013

Nigeria: Varsity Staff Kidnapped in Delta

Ughelli — TREASURER of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities, SSANU, Delta State University, Abraka chapter, Mr Martins Denedo has been abducted by gunmen.

Denedo, Vanguard gathered was abducted while returning from the New Year service at 1:00am, Tuesday, by eight gunmen who laid siege at the front of his residence.

According to a family source, the unsuspecting Denedo who drove in his Nissan Pathfinder Jeep with registration number BKW 18 AA, Delta was abducted as he came down to open the gate to drive into his compound in the university community.

The source, who pleaded anonymity, said Denedo was driven in the Nissan Jeep by the suspected kidnappers to a yet unknown destination shooting sporadically into the air to scare people away from attacking them.

Speaking further, the source said the kidnappers were yet to establish contact with the lecturer's family.

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