The management of the Federal University of Lafia (FULafia) has confirmed the kidnapping of four students of the University.
A statement by the Head, Information and Public Relations Unit, Abubakar Ibrahim, states that the gunmen attacked the university at about 11:30 p.m on Thursday.
According to the Statement,the unfortunate kidnap incident took place at a community, Mararraba, located close to the University, stating that the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Shehu Abdul Rahman, expressed his profound outrage at the unfortunate development and condemned it in strong terms and demand for the immediate release of those kidnapped.
It states that the VC reaffirmed that the kidnapping of students constitutes one of the most serious threats to education in Nasarawa State, in particular, and Nigeria in general,and expressed his deep sympathy to the families of the abducted students, assuring them that serious efforts are being taken to ensure the quick rescue of the kidnapped students.
According to the Vice-Chancellor, additional measures have been put in place to guarantee adequate safety of lives and property within and outside the campuses of the university and asked students to remain calm and go about their normal activities at the campuses of the university, and as well pay more attention to security-related matters.