By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Following the abduction at Greenfield University Kaduna on Tuesday, management of the instituition is appealing to government and public spirited individuals to assist in securing the safe release of its staff and students.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Registrar of the instituition, Bashir Muhammad, made available to newsmen in Kaduna on Saturday.
“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 statement said.
The statement explained that 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,” it explained.
The management of Greenfield University said it 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,” it concluded.
It would be recalled that on Tuesday April 20, 2021 by 8:15pm, some staff and students were abducted from the university located along Kaduna-Abuja Highway.