Three of the Greenfield University students who were abducted in Kaduna State by bandits on Tuesday night have been killed by their abductors.
This was contained in a statement on Thursday signed by Mr. Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs who said the remains of the students were found on Friday, in Kwanan Bature village, a location close to the university.
The statement read: “In an act of mindless evil and sheer wickedness, the armed bandits who kidnapped students of Greenfield University, have shot dead three of the abducted students.
“The armed bandits on Tuesday night kidnapped an unspecified number of students at the institution located at Kasarami village off Kaduna-Abuja Road in Chikun LGA.
“The remains of three students were found today (Friday), in Kwanan Bature village, a location close to the university and have been evacuated to a mortuary by the Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs, and Force Commander, Operation Thunder Strike, Lt.Col. MH Abdullahi.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has condemned the killing of three students as sheer wickedness, inhumanity and an outright desecration of human lives by vile entities. He went on to say that the armed bandits represent the worst of humankind and must be fought at all cost for the violent wickedness they represent.”
Recall that a staff member of the school was also killed during the attack on the private university along the Kaduna- Abuja highway.
However, the number of students kidnapped at the school is still unknown
Meanwhile, Governor Nasir El-Rufai who has sent his condolences to the families of the deceased students condemned the killing of the three students, describing it as wickedness, inhumanity and an outright desecration of human lives by vile entities.