Abductions: Greenfield University authority breaks silence

Abductions: Greenfield University authority breaks silence

By Mike Odeh James 

The management of Greenfield University Kaduna, has appealed to  bandits to spare the lives of staff and students of the institution who were kidnapped on Tuesday night .

A press release signed by the registrar of the school, Mr.Bashir Muhammad, confirmed that twenty students and three staff of the institution were kidnapped on that fateful night. 

Mr Bashir further stated that while efforts to secure the release of the children were ongoing, news filtered in that the bandits have killed three of the students .

The statement disclosed the bandits eexecute two female and one male students.

The management pleaded with the bandits to stop further killing of the staff and students of the varsity  even as it appeals to the public  plead with the kidnappers to release their victims.

In the same vein, University authority commended the Kaduna State Government for standing by the it in “this trying times”, .

Here is the press statement

GREENFIELD UNIVERSITY KADUNA

PRESS STATEMENT

We are all aware of the incidence which occurred at Greenfield University on Tuesday 20th April, 2021 by 8:15pm where some staff and students were  abducted. 

Efforts have been made to secure the release of these staff and 

students which have not yielded the desired results. 

Even so, very sad news  reaching us today is that three of the students were killed and their bodies 

were found near the university. 

There were two female and one male  casualties.

Further, a ransom of 800 million Naira has been demanded for our abducted staff and students. 

We are at this point calling on the government and people  of goodwill who can be of assistance to come to our aid as the situation is  becoming overwhelming.

The management of Greenfield University appreciates the concerns of the government of Kaduna State, led by Malam Nasir el-Rufai and commends steps taken so far in ensuring the safe return of those abducted.

Finally, we appeal to those in custody of our staff and students to spare their lives.

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