Nigerians fear for safety of #Greenfielduniversity students as bandits give ultimatum

Nigerians have begun reacting with apprehension on Twitter following a threat by abductors of students of Greenfield University, Kaduna that the remaining students in their custody would be killed.

At least 23 students including a staff of the privately-owned university, located along the Kaduna-Abuja Highway were abducted from the school on April 20, 2021.

Speaking with the Hausa service of Voice of America, the gang leader Sani Jalingo demanded a ransom of N100 million and 10 motorcycles.

Jalingo warned that failure of the Kaduna State Government or the students’ family to meet their demands by Tuesday would lead to the killing of the students in their custody.

He insisted that if their demands were not met trucks would be used to evacuate the lifeless bodies of the remaining students.

Nigerians have taken to Twitter to call for action from the government.