Two Abducted Students of Benue University Regain Freedom

Two of the three students of Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi abducted by gunmen have secured their freedom.

They regained their freedom four days after gunmen stormed the school after its convocation and kidnapped three students studying close to a lecture theatre.

Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Sewuese Anene, Confirmed the incident via a text message on Wednesday, he said the students were rescued unhurt.

There were reports that the kidnappers contacted one of the parents of the students and demanded N20 million ransom.

When asked if a ransom was paid to facilitate their release, the police spokesman replied saying “… no ransom was paid.”

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