Nasarawa: Unknown Gunmen Abducts 4 Students Of FULafia-Official
From Ajegena Manga
The Management of the Federal University of Lafia (FULafia), Nasarawa State says four students of the institution were abducted by unknown gunmen.
Mr Abubakar Ibrahim, Head of Information and Public Relations Unit of the university made a disclosure in a statement and made available to newsmen on Friday in Lafia.
The spokesperson of the institution said the students were kidnapped at Mararraba, a community close to the institution on Thursday, January 13, 2022, around 11:30 pm.
The head of Information said Prof. Shehu Abdul-Rahman, Vice Chancellor (VC) of the university, Prof. Shehu Abdul Rahman, expressed shock at the unfortunate development and condemned it in strong terms.
Mr Ibrahim noted that the VC said kidnapping students constitute a threat to education in the country and demand unconditional and immediate release of the victims.
Ibrahim on behalf of the VC expressed sympathy with the families of the students and assured them that serious efforts are being taken to ensure quick rescue of the students.
He added that the Vice Chancellor has since visited the area where the students were kidnapped for on the spot assesment.
The spokesperson also called on the students to remain calm and go about their normal activities at the campuses of the university.
He therefore said that the institution had made a formal report of the incident to the police.
When contacted, Ramhan Nansel, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state confirmed that the management of the institution had reported the matter to the command.
The PPRO however said that information about the incident is still sketchy , but said efforts is being made to get more details.