Gunmen presumed to be bandits have abducted 4 students of the Federal University of Lafia, Nasarawa State.
Confirming the incident, the University’s Public Relation Officer, Abubakar Ibrahim, revealed that the students were kidnapped by the gunmen at the university community in Mararaba campus.
According to him, the gunmen attacked the university at about 11:30 pm on Thursday and whisked the students to an undisclosed location.
A press Statement issued by the institution read: “The authority of the Federal University of Lafia regrets to announce that four students of the institution were kidnapped by unknown gunmen on Thursday, January 13, 2022, at around 11:30 p.m.
“The unfortunate kidnap incident took place at a community, Mararaba, located close to the university.”
Continuing the spokesperson assured the general public that serious efforts were being taken to ensure quick rescue of the victims.
“The Vice-Chancellor, who has since visited the area where the students were abducted, also visited the Nasarawa Police command where he formally notified the commissioner of Police about the abduction of the students,” the statement added.