Unknown gunmen have abducted the Provost of the College of Education, Katsina Ala, Mr Tsavwua Gborigyo.
The spokesman of the Benue State police command , DSP Catherine Anene, confirmed the incident to the media on Monday in Makurdi.
Anene disclosed that the provost was abducted during the weekend.
She said that the provost was kidnapped at Ihugh in Vandiekya on his way back from a burial.
The spokesman said no contact had been established yet with the kidnappers and appealed to the public to assist the police with any information that would lead to the rescue of the provost.