EXCLUSIVE: Panic in Nigerian university as terrorists abduct student, demand N30million
There is panic presently at the School of Nursing and Midwifery in Usman Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, (UDUTH) Sokoto State, Caracal Reports has learnt.
This is as a result of a terrorists’ attack in which a student, Zahra Umar was kidnapped along Sokoto-Shinkafi road on Saturday, a source informed Caracal Reports.
Gunmen suspected to be terrorists had taken over the road and abducted Zahra and many others.
A family friend of the student, Abdul-Rahman Geto, confirmed the incident.
He said the abductors contacted her family and demanded for N30m ransom but later reduced it to N3million after negotiations.
“This young girl Zahra was abducted by bandits along Sokoto – Shinkafi road on Saturday. She’s a student of UDUTH, Sokoto.
“On same Saturday, they ask for 30million Naira ransom, but yesterday after long period of negotiation, they settled at 3million Naira. I pray that she should regain her freedom as soon as possible”, he said.
“There is panic among the university students, particularly the university anyone of us can fall victims of these attacks but we still have to be at our duty posts. The government should provide adequate security for us,” a student lamented.