Abducted Ahmadu Bello University college students released: Students of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU) who have been kidnapped by gunmen on Sunday in northern Nigeria’s Kaduna State have been launched.
A spokesman for the college, Auwalu Umar, confirmed the discharge, he stated that eight college students had been launched, in distinction to 9 reported by some media retailers.
He added that they have been launched final Saturday evening and have been at their mother and father’ home. But he couldn’t verify whether or not a ransom had been paid earlier than their launch.
The French language students were abducted near Gidan Busa on the Abuja-Kaduna highway whereas on their approach to Badagry, Lagos State to attend a course.
The gunmen demanded 270 million naira as ransom for the scholars, one of many surviving college students narrated their ordeal.
Reports stated gunmen suspected to be robbers killed a number of folks on the day after blocking the highway 4 occasions at numerous areas.
At least 16 folks have been killed from Sunday to Tuesday final week in Kaduna State, together with Gidan Zaki Mayor and his son and 12 others in Albasu.