Kidnappers demand N50 million ransom for two federal university students

Abductors of the two students of the Federal University Wukari in Taraba State are demanding a ransom of N50 million for their release.

The head of Information and Protocol Unit of the institution, Ashu Agbu, disclosed this in a chat with journalists on Sunday, April 7.

“The abductors revealed that they came for the owner of the eatery and not his staff and will return to get him,” she said.

“They are demanding a ransom of N50 million to free the two students. Since the incident, security agencies and youths of the area are combing the surrounding forests and bush paths to apprehend the kidnappers and will not relent until the students are rescued alive and safe.”

Agbu revealed that an expanded meeting will be held on Monday, April 8 with security agencies, and local, state, and Federal Government representatives, to find a lasting solution to the insecurity affecting the institution.

The students were picked on Wednesday, April 3 at about 10:pm at a shop close to the busy area, accommodating students staying outside the school premises.

A huge population of the students and staff of the institution live outside the school premises.

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