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By David Odama – Lafia

Two students of the Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State were last night kidnapped by unknown gunmen

The kidnappers were said to have invaded mararaba  community hosting the university between  7 -8pm shooting sporadically and succeeded in kidnapping two students of the Institution.

Meanwhile, unconfirmed report obtained by Vanguard this afternoon has it  that, one Hon. Yahaya Adams (Major) first  Son of Zafir Yahaya Adams  has been kidnapped last night  together with two other students.

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The kidnappers  are said to have  made contact with the family at about  11.30pm last night demanding for a ramson of N25m naira

According to alleged statement by the family, “We are soliciting for your fervent prayers for the safe and early release of our children. Thanks”, the statement added.

When contacted, the public Relations Officer of police Command in Nasarawa state, ASP Ramhan Nansel, said  that report reaching the Command has confirmed that two students have been kidnapped.

According to him, “we have just met as I speak with you at 12.30pm in  the Anti kidnapping office with the Institution’s PRO, CSO on the issue.

Anti kidnapping squard have been dispatched to the area while investigation has commenced, the PPRO stated.

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