Abducted Benue university students regain freedom

Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM) in Benue State

Abducted students of the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue State have regained their freedom.

A statement by the institution’s spokesperson Rosemary Waku on Wednesday revealed that the students were returned to campus on Tuesday.

Mrs Waku identified the released students as Israel Farren Kwaghgee and Solomon Salihu.

She, however, did not say if a ransom was paid for their released.

Also confirming the release of the students, spokesperson for the Benue State Police Command DSP Catherine Anene said the students have been released.

Anene, who on Monday disclosed that three students were abducted, did not give the number of students released by the abductors.

“Kidnapped students of the University of Agriculture have been released unhurt. Investigation into the case continues please,” she said in a statement.