The Edo State Police command has confirmed the abduction of some students and staff of the National Institute of Construction Technology, Uromi in the Esan North-East Local Government Area of Edo State.
Unknown gunmen stormed the institute on Wednesday night and abducted an unknown number of persons which include students and staff to an unknown location.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, SP. Bello Kontongs confirmed the incident to newsmen in Benin City, the state capital.
He said, “It is true, there was kidnapping, and the police are on the trail of the kidnappers.
“Three persons were kidnapped, one is a staff while the other two are students,” he added.
It would be recalled that the most recent attack on an institution was the kidnap of 300 girls of Government Secondary School, Zamfara State on the 26 of February 2021.