Parents of the abducted students of the College of Forestry Mechanization Afaka in Kaduna State as well as members of the students Union Government (SUG) of the institution have occupied the National Assembly complex, Abuja, in protest.
Channels Television reported that the protesters are lamenting over what they described as the negligence of the state and Federal Government in securing the release of the abducted students.
Expressing their displeasure and pains, songs of solidarity were chanted alongside displays of placards demanding prompt rescue of the students.
It was gathered that the protesters joined by the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore and Deji Adeyanju had earlier gathered at the Unity Fountain before moving to the National Assembly complex.
Security agents who manned the main entrance of the National Assembly denied the protesters entrance.
Recall that 39 students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization Afaka in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State on 11 March 2021 were abducted from their hostels by bandits dressed in military uniform.
While Ten of the students were released in two batches of five each 29 others have remained with the bandits.