By Abba Gwale
Reports from Benue State revealed that gunmen have abducted unspecified number of students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM), Benue State.
Mrs Rosemary Waku, the Director of Information, Protocol and Public Relations Units (IPPR), made the disclosure on Monday, where she saida unspecified number of students were taken away at gunpoint on Sunday night.
“An unconfirmed number of students of FUAM were abducted at gunpoint by unknown persons from the Campus on Sunday 25th April, 2021,” she said.
Waku added that, “The University has reported the incident to the police and all relevant security agencies. The University has not heard anything from the students or their abductors since the unfortunate incidence took place.”
This happened a few days after gunmen stormed Greenfield University, in Kaduna and abducted many students on campus. Less than 72 hours after the abduction of Kaduna State students, three of them were found dead.
Also, yesterday, bandits attacked a Church in Kaduna State and killed one worshipper while in the night, some bandits stormed Low Cost quarters of Zaria City and abducted two married women but the residents caught two of the bandits and handed them over to police.