• Gunmen abduct students of Kogi varsity

    Gunmen abduct students of kogi varsity - nigeria newspapers online
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    The Vice Chancellor of the Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH), Osara, Kogi State, Prof. Abdulrahaman Asipita Salawu, has confirmed that some gunmen invaded the university on Thursday night and abducted some students.

    Similarly, the Kogi State Police Command also confirmed the incident, saying their men are already on ground to ensure safe return of the abductees.According to the VC, those abducted were students gathered for tutorials ahead of their first semester examinations scheduled to commence on Monday, May 13, 2024, saying that the exact number of students involved is being ascertained at the moment.

    “We want to allay the fears of the public and also assure parents and guardians of our dear students that must have been involved in the incident that no stone will be left unturned till we have them back safely into our fold at CUSTECH.

    “We do understand the present anxiety that this has generated based on this, parents who wants their wards out of the campus can go ahead with such a decision as lectures and examinations are kept on hold for now till further notice.

    “We are assuring parents and guardians who will want their children to remain on campus not to fret over their safety as the situation is under control at the moment.

    “We will continue to update the public on the progress we are making for the safe return of our students involved.

    Also and as always, proactive security measures will continue to be taken for the safety our dear students under our care.”

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