Gunmen kidnap 3 University of Agric, Makurdi students – Police

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Gunmen three of the Federal of Agriculture, Makurdi, on Saturday, the police said on Monday.

Police spokesperson Benue, DSP Catherine Anene, told newsmen that the were at about 10.20 p.m. while studying close a school hall.

She said full investigations of the crime had started track the kidnappers.

“Information was received from the school authority that on April24, at about 10.20 p.m. some unknown three who were studying.

“We received that information and we are on . I know that we are very close. We continue do our best ensure that we to the root of this crime.

“For , advice to parents of the students is that they should remain calm. We are doing our best to ensure that they their children back,’’ she said.

Anene declined to comment on whether the kidnappers had contacted the school authorities or the parents of the or not.

A student who claimed to have witnessed the incident said the heavily-armed kidnappers came on foot to the Engineering Department from where they took the into the bush.

The school management already suspended lectures and assured students of their while school.

The vice-chancellor, Prof. Richard Kimbir, also confirmed the kidnap.