About five officials of the Borno State government had been whisked away by Islamic State in West Africa Province.
The victims were said to be supervising the construction of Chibok-Damboa road when they were forcefully taken away on Wednesday.
The incident happened near Wovi, a remote village in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno state.
It was gathered one of the abducted staff and driver escaped unharmed.
A top state official who confirmed the incident to journalists said, “Yes, it is so sad and we are worry about this latest developments.
“The abductions came as a shocker to us. I can confirm to you that they were abducted this morning.”