Bandits suspected to be kidnappers have attacked a private university in Kaduna, killing one of the institution’s security personnel and abducting 17 male students.
The incident, The Nation reports, occurred on Tuesday night at Greenfield University.
The university, an elite institution, which started operations about three years ago, is located in Chikun Local Government Area axis of Kaduna-Abuja highway.
Though he did not mention number of abducted students, Kaduna Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the incident.
The Nation gathered the bandits stormed the University Tuesday night, started shooting sporadically and killed one of the school’s security personnel before whisking the students away.
The source said 17 male students were taken away by the attackers while the body of the security personnel was discovered on Wednesday.