The new Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos, Prof. Sebastian Maimako,  escaped death yesterday as gunmen invaded his private residence in Eto Baba area of Jos North.
 
The gunmen were said to have attacked the house at about 8:30 pm, but were however, not able to gain entry.
 
The Vice Chancellor who assumed office in June, was out of the country at the time of the attack but two of his guards were killed by the gunmen.

The Plateau State Police Command confirmed the incident, as it intensifies investigation to fish out the killers.

Meanwhile the bodies of the two murdered guards had been deposited at the state  General Hospital, Jos.