Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have killed two students of the Federal University, Lafia.
The public relations officer of the university, Abubakar Ibrahim, said one of the students killed had graduated with first class from the economics department and was processing his final clearance, while the other was in 400 level, English Department.
Confirming the incident, Nasarawa State police spokesman, DSP Kennedy Idirisu, said the police received a report from the university’s registrar that gunmen stormed the students’ village at Mararaba-Akunza, opposite the university gate at about 10:30pm and shot sporadically.
Idirisu said when the police got there, two students had already been shot by the suspected robbers, who disposed others of their valuables and fled the scene. Read more