Gunmen Abducted Varsity Vice Chancellor In Rivers

Report reaching us has it that the Vice Chancellor of the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Prof. Rosemund Green-Osahogulu has been abducted by yet to be identified gunmen. grapevine gathered that Green-Osahogulu was abducted on Thursday on her way to her residence after the day’s work at the institution.

It was gathered that the vice chancellor had left the university premises at about 5pm and was around the Aker Base axis of Rumuolumeni in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area when she was accosted by the suspected kidnappers.

Prof. Rosemund Green-Osahogulu

Prof. Rosemund Green-Osahogulu

The vice chancellor of the Rivers State-owned university was reportedly trailed by her captors from the university’s main campus.

Driving in what could be described as commando, the kidnappers, who were said to be on high speed, overtook and blocked Green-Osahogulu’s car.

“Those who took her away were about four in number. They were shooting sporadically into the air and people around fled as they took her away,” a source told Southern City News.

It was also learnt that though some security details that were with her when the incident happened were overpowered by her captors before she was driven away to an unknown destination.

The kidnappers, however, had not established contact with the family of their victim or the authorities of the University.

Confirming the abduction of the vice chancellor, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr. Ahmad Mohammad, said security operatives had swung into action to ensure her release.

Mohammad explained that though efforts were being made to free Green-Osahogulu, nobody had been arrested in connection with her kidnap.

Meanwhile reaction is now trailing the abduction of the vice chancellor of Ignatius Ajuru University, Green-Osahogulu.

The latest reaction is coming from the APC candidates in the April 2015 governorship election in River State, Dakuku peterside who express dismay over the state of criminality in the state and warned on the die consequences if the situation remain uncheck.

Dakuku Peterside in a statement by his media aid, Sylvester Asoya therefore call on the security agency in the state to redouble their effort to rescue the professor.

Peterside equally enjoined the good people of the state to assist the police with useful information that could lead to the rescue of the university don.

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