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Abducted Nasarawa varsity students regain freedom


Seven students from the Federal University of Lafia in Nasarawa State, who were kidnapped four days ago, have been successfully released on Sunday evening.

The rescue was made possible through the concerted efforts of a collaborative team involving the military and other security forces.

The President of the Student Representative Council, Ibrahim Ogabo, confirmed the positive development in a phone conversation with Channels Television.

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As of the time of reporting, the group of students, comprising three females and four males, were at the school’s clinic.

The abduction took place on Wednesday night when the students were taken from their off-campus accommodation in Gandu village.

This incident prompted immediate protests from their fellow students, who demanded the release of their peers and called for improved security measures in the area.

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Gandu village, a well-known student hub closely connected to the school premises, accommodates over 6,000 students, particularly those in the 300 to 500 levels.