From: Uche Nnorom, Makurdi
Two Students of the Federal University of Agriculture who were kidnapped by unknown gunmen have regained their freedom
The students were abducted on Saturday 24th April,2021 while they were studying at a lecture theater in the school.
Head, Information, Protocol and Public Relations of the University Mrs. Rosemary Waku who disclosed this in a telephone conversation with our correspondent, gave the names of the students as Israel Farren Kwaghgee and Solomon Salihu, adding that they were released yesterday.
She however, declined to say if ransom was paid before they were released as it was gathered that the abductors had demanded a whooping 20 million naira.
“Yes the student have been released and they are undergoing medical treatment”, Mrs. Waku said.
Similarly, the Police Public Relations’ Officer DSP Catherine Anene confirmed the release of the kidnapped students of university of Agriculture in a statement, maintaining that investigation into the case continues.