Police in Nasarawa State are on the manhunt for the abductors of a University don, Prof Johnson Fatokun.

Police in Nasarawa State are on the manhunt for the abductors of a University don, Prof Johnson Fatokun who was kidnapped recently along Akwanga-Keffi road in the State.

Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP Ramhan Nansel stated this in an interview with Radio Nigeria in Lafia.

ASP Ramhan Nansel said Professor Johnson Fatokun was ambushed by gunmen last Tuesday in the night at Kurmin Shinkafa village in Garaku, Kokona local government area of Nasarawa while returning home in Keffi from Jos, Plateau State and forcefully taken away to unknown destination after firing several shots in the air.

ASP Ramhan Nansel explained that a combined team of security agencies have been deployed to comb the bush where the incident occured to ensure the university Don was released by his captors unhurt.

Prof Johnson Fatokun was the Dean, Faculty of Science and Education, Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State and currently the Deputy Vice Chancellor Anchor University in Lagos State.

The police Spokesperson however called on the public to always oblige security agencies information on any suspicious criminal activities in their areas for prompt action.

Chris Nyamtu

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