Unknown gunmen on Monday have abducted three students of University of Agriculture, Makurdi.
While confirming the abduction in Markurdi, police spokesperson Anene Sewuese, said the gunmen struck at about 10:20 pm and kidnapped the students studying close to a lecture theatre.
“We have received that information; we are on it and I know that we are very close,” she said.
“My advice is that the members of the public remain calm. We are doing our best to make sure that we get to the root of this and apprehend perpetrators of this crime.
“I assure the parents of these students that the police will do our best to get their children,” she added.
As at the time of filing this report, no comment has been made whether the kidnappers had made contact with the school authorities or parents of the students to demand a ransom.