The Rector of the Federal School of Statistics in Manchok, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Mangbon T. Amos, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
On Wednesday morning, it was learnt that the assailants stormed Manchok at late night on Monday, August 1 and whisked away the academician.
A source who reportedly disclosed the incident said the gunmen arrived in the community in their large numbers at about 8 pm and shot one person dead while they also kidnapped a lady and the school rector.
The resident who revealed his name as John Auta told the news platform that the terrorists who were with sophisticated weapons started shooting sporadically before abducting the duo.
He lamented that some communities in the local government had been experiencing attacks by terrorists and that security officials were not doing enough to arrest the situation.
Auta challenged the government to come to the rescue of the citizens by ensuring heavy security is mounted at strategic positions to curtail the activities of these criminal elements.
Another source as at the reporting time told the medium that the kidnappers are yet to make contact with family members of the school authority.