Gunmen believed to be Bandits have abducted a yet-to-be-ascertained number of students at the Federal University of Gusau in the wee hours of Friday.
An eyewitness who was a resident of Sabon-Gida, identified as Nazeer Sabon-Gida, told Reporters that the gunmen invaded the community around 3 a.m. and started shooting indiscriminately.
Troops of the Nigerian Army were said to have engaged the bandits in gun-duel during the incident but were overpowered.
According to the eyewitness, three students’ hostels were attacked, and the bandits took away all the students.
“They entered the town around 3 am and started shooting indiscriminately,” he said.
“We have yet to confirm the number of students kidnapped because the bandits entered three hostels and kidnapped all the students there. It is difficult to ascertain their numbers now.”
More details to follow….