Some Student Of a Private University in Kaduna Reportedly Kidnapped by Unknown Gunmen
Unidentified bandits reportedly suspected to be kidnappers, have attacked a private university in Kaduna, killing one of the instruction’s security personnel and abducting 17 male students.
According to reports by The Nation, the university which was identified as Greenfield University is located at Chikun Local Government Area axis of Kaduna-Abuja highway, some few Kilometers to the Olam feed factory which is about 30km from Kaduna town.
The incident it was gathered, occurred on Tuesday night at the university’s premises.
The Nation gathered the bandits stormed the University Tuesday night, started shooting sporadically and killed one of the school’s security personnel before whisking the students away.
The source said 17 male students were taken away by the attackers while the body of the security personnel was discovered on Wednesday.
Recall that earlier in March, 39 students were kidnapped from a Forestry college also in Kaduna State.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has said his government will not pay ransom to bandits as that encourages the criminals. Only five of the students of the forestry college have been released by the bandits while about 30 are still with the bandits.