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Zamfara: Gunmen abduct ASUU chairman’s family members

Gunmen Tuesday night invaded the residence of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)’s Chairman of the Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State, Mal. Abdulrahaman Adamu,…

Gunmen Tuesday night invaded the residence of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)’s Chairman of the Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State, Mal. Abdulrahaman Adamu, and abducted five of his family members.

The gunmen arrived at the residence of the university don located at Damba Quarters in Gusau suburbs shortly after midnight and began to shoot sporadically.

A source at the university said the attackers abducted the nephew, niece and brother of the ASUU chairman and two of his sisters-in-law.

In the same vein, the armed criminals also abducted a staff attached to the bursary department of the university identified as Alhaji Abbas in the neighbourhood.

Damba Quarters has suffered a series of attacks by suspected kidnappers in the past.

This is the third incident within two months.