Insecurity: Many Students Kidnapped In Benue University
Though the news has been circulating online since yesterday evening by some students of the University of Agriculture Makurdi, however, the school just confirmed the development today.
It has now been confirmed that unknown Gunmen abducted some students of the Federal University of Agriculture in Makurdi (FUAM) in Benue State.
The Director of Information, Protocol and Public Relations Unit (IPPR), Mrs Rosemary Waku, made the disclosure in a statement made available to our correspondent in Makurdi.
“An unconfirmed number of students of FUAM were abducted at gunpoint by unknown persons from the campus on Sunday 25th April 2021.
“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 captors since the unfortunate incidence took place,” Waku stated.
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