Kidnapped Nasarawa varsity students regain freedom

Seven students of the Federal University of Lafia (FULAFIA) in Nasarawa State, who were abducted four days ago, have regained their freedom. 

The students were released on Sunday evening, December 10, 2023, through efforts by a collaborative team of the military and other security forces.

The President of the Student Representative Council, Ibrahim Ogabo, confirmed the development in a phone conversation with Channels Television on Monday. 

The students, consisting of three females and four males, are currently receiving medical treatment at the school’s clinic. 

The victims were kidnapped from their off-campus accommodation in Gandu community on Wednesday night, December 6. 

The incident led to protests by students of the institution, who demanded the release of their peers and called for enhanced security measures in the area.