Gunmen invade Benue university campus, kidnap students


Unknown gunmen have invaded the Federal University of Agriculture located in Makurdi, the Benue State Capital and kidnapped scores of students.

Details of the incident remained sketchy as at press time.

But A News Agency gathered that the incident occurred on Sunday night when the gunmen stormed the campus, shooting sporadically to scare the university security away before taking some students to an unknown destination.

The university’s Director of Information, Protocol and Public Relations Unit (IPPR), Mrs Rosemary Waku, confirmed this on Monday morning.

Also, the state’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Anene Sewuese Catherine confirmed the incident to A News Agency correspondent.

She promised to issue a statement shortly.

Details later…