Abducted students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State have been freed.
Contained in a statement by the Director, Information, Protocol and Public Relations of the University, Mrs. Rosemary Waku, she revealed that the students were returned to campus on Tuesday.
Rosemary identified the released students as Israel Farren Kwaghgee and Solomon Salihu.
However, she did not say if a ransom was paid before the students were released.
Also confirming the release of the students, the spokesperson for the state Police Command, DSP Catherine Anene, said the students have been released.
“Kidnapped students of the University of Agriculture have been released unhurt. Investigation into the case continues please,” Anene had said in the statement.
Though, Anene had on Monday disclosed that three students were abducted but failed to give the number of students released by the abductors.
Recall that TheNewsBeam reported that the incident occurred on Sunday night when gunmen stormed the campus.
It was also reported that the gunmen shot sporadically to scare the university security away before taking some students to an unknown destination.