Abducted UNIJOS lecturer regains freedom




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A senior lecturer the University of Jos, Dr Dan Ella, was kidnapped by gunmen has regained his .

It was learnt that Ella was picked on Thursday night along Jos-Bauchi after his abductors released him.

The University don the Department of Theatre Arts the institution was abducted the early hours of Wednesday by gunmen attacked his residence located near Haske quarters Lamingo community, Jos North Local Government Area of the .

The Chairman of the University of Jos branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dr Lazarus Maigoro confirmed Ella’ release to our Correspondent Jos on


The Chairman said, “I can confirm to you that our abducted colleague has been released and we thank God for regaining his .

“But we are not happy what is happening because this is the 4th time our colleague was abducted within this year.

“There have been meetings and yet these abductions kept on happening. Early this year, staff was kidnapped right inside the University quarters and those are resident outside the quarters are not safe either. How do you explain this kind of situation?”

He called on the authorities to find a solution to the problem and the further abduction of lecturers the University.

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