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FedPoly Idah registrar kidnapped


LOKOJA —The Registrar, Federal Polytechnic, Idah, Mr. Kareem Abu, was, weekend, kidnapped by gunmen in Idah Local Government Area of Kogi State.

The registrar was said to have been kidnapped at his premises after gunmen stormed his residence.
The registrar is the third staff of the institution to be kidnapped in the last 12 months.
Rector of the institution, Mr. Matthew Akpata was few months ago lucky to escape from his abductors when the car the kidnappers used in conveying him had an accident and he was abandoned in the booth of the car.

Also, the institution’s Librarian was last year kidnapped at the premises of the polytechnic.
Phone calls to the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr. Emeka Umeh, for confirmation were not answered.
It would also be recalled that between last year and now over six persons have been kidnapped in the state.


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