A professor in the Department of Medical Microbiology of the University of Jos (UNIJOS), Grace Ayanbimpe and her husband kidnapped by gunmen in Jos, the Plateau state capital on Monday have been rescued by security operatives.


It would be recalled that the Professor was abducted in the early hours of Monday with her husband.

The victims were released unhurt, according to a report by the Nation.


Gunmen had stormed the couple’s residence behind Haske Quarters, Lamingo in Jos North Local Government Area and whisked them away.


Spokesman for Plateau Police Command, Ubah Ogaba, who confirmed their rescue, said: “With the concerted efforts of the Police Tactical team, Plateau State Command, hunters and vigilantes, the kidnapped victims, Prof Grace Ayanbimpe and her husband, Mr Isaac Ayanbimpe were released unhurt.”

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