Terrorists struck again as four students of Nasarawa State University (NSUK), Keffi have been abducted by sinister gunmen. The terrorists who came in motorcycles as usual, kidnapped three female and one male student of the Institution.
This has elicited fear and anxiety amongst the students in the campus especially those preparing for their semester exams. The affected students are Rahila Hanya (SLT), Josephine Gershon (Computer Science), Rosemary Samuel (Business Administration) and Goodness Samuel (Geography).
The terrorists were said to have invaded the students’ off campus residence at about 10:30pm and abducted them. They were kidnapped at the Angwan Kare area of Keffi on Monday night.
The state police command ‘s public relations officer, DSP Nansel Ramhan, who confirmed the incident, said security agencies have launched a manhunt with a view to rescuing the students.
“The command is aware of the kidnapping at about 12:55am as a distress call was received that a house located at Aangwan kaare, Keffi was invaded by unidentified armed men. The police in collaboration with the military, responded accordingly and combed the area, but to no avail
“The commissioner of police has ordered a manhunt for the culprits with a view to rescue the four victims unhurt,” he said.
The institution’s Student Union Government (SUG), president, comrade Solomon Timmy and the secretary-general, comrade Riwonga Lucky Ali, also confirmed the incident.
They said the students were 100 level students who just gained admission into the University.
In the last one month more than 35 people including students and women have been abducted by the terrorists, with security agencies always claiming to be on top the situation.
Just last month, the dare devil terrorists invaded a student campus in Gusau, the Capital of Zamfara State and Abducted over 35 Students some of whom have been freed though. However, majority of them are still held in captivity.
The terrorists are yet to contact the parents of the victims as security agencies are said to be on the trail of the terrorists
IMAGE: Crime Watch