An unnamed Professor with Veritas University in Abuja, was on Sunday night kidnapped by some unknown gunmen in Otukpo, Otukpo Local Government Area of Benue State.
The incident happened on the road leading to Ipoint Hotel, behind Double K resort guest house, Otukpo.
The lecturer was not the only one abducted, as his driver and others in the vehicle with him were also kidnapped.
In the attack that was said to have lasted close to thirty minutes, one unnamed professor from the Benue State University Makurdi, however, narrowly escaped the onslaught.
According to a video posted by July Media TV, two vehicles, a black and white Hilux littered with bloodstains were abandoned at the scene without their occupants, an indication some of the abductees were also shot by the kidnappers.
Otukpo, known as one of the most peaceful local government areas in Benue, has of recent become a hotbed for criminality, such as cultism, armed robbery and kidnapping.
The whereabout of the victims of the attack is unknown at the time of filing this report. No report or demand of any ransom, too.
Security personnel are however at the location, trying put the situation under control and no words from either the police or the local government.
We hope to keep you updated as more developments unfold.