Gunmen Abduct University Students In Nasarawa


Gunmen suspected to be bandit terrorists have abducted some students of Federal University of Lafia, Nasarawa State, from their campus.
It was gathered that the abducted students were whisked away by the gunmen at the university community in Maraba.

Confirming the incident, the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Abubakar Ibrahim, disclosed that four students were abducted.

According to him, the gunmen attacked the university at about 11:30 pm on Thursday and whisked the students to an undisclosed location.

“The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Shehu Abdul Rahman, on behalf of the management of the institution, expressed his profound outrage at the unfortunate development and condemned it in strong terms and demand for the immediate release of those kidnapped,” he said.


Ibrahim quoted the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Shehu Rahman, of the institution of saying kidnapping of students constitutes one of the most serious threats to education in Nasarawa State, in particular, and Nigeria in general.

He assured them that serious efforts were being taken to ensure the quick rescue of the victims.

“The vice-chancellor, who has since visited the area where the students were kidnapped, visited the Nasarawa Police command where he formally notified the commissioner of Police about the abduction of the students,” the statement added.



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