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Unknown gunmen kidnap four Lafia Versity students

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Posted: January 15, 2022 at 1:14 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Four students of the Federal University of Lafia (FULafia) have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

Their abduction was confirmed in a statement the school management issued on Friday and signed by the public relations officer of the university, Mr Abubakar Ibrahim.

The state read, “The authority of the university regrets to announce that four students of the university 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, Mararraba, located close to the university”.

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The statement said that the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Shehu Abdul Rahman, expressed profound outrage over the kidnap, and demanded the immediate release of the students.

“The VC affirms that kidnapping of students constitutes one of the most serious threats to education in Nasarawa State.

“The VC earlier visited the resident of the incident and notified the Commissioner of Police, Nasarawa Command.

“The VC has further contacted other security agencies and appealed to them to work tirelessly for the safe and quick return of the students,” the statement added.

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