Nasarawa: Gunmen kidnap17 FULAFIA students, as protest hits Lafia

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have invaded students lodge at Gandu, Federal University of Lafia, (FULAFIA), Nasarawa State, kidnapping no fewer than 17 students.

Reports said there had been an uneasy calm in Lafia, the State capital, following protest by the students of the school.

The incident which occurred at 11pm Wednesday had only two students escaped from the Lodge when the suspected kidnappers invaded the area.

Students of the university have stormed the streets in the state, to protest the invasion and frequent robbery cases and appealing to the management of the institution and the security agencies to stem the incidences.

When contacted, the Public Relation Officer of the university,  Abubakar Ibrahim, who confirmed the incident, explained that the total number of students abducted  were  yet to be ascertained.

Confirming the  incident,  Public Relations Officer,  Nasarawa state command,  DSP Ranham Nansel, said the command was yet to confirm the actual number of students abducted,  adding that the  identity of the victims was yet unknown.

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