Gunmen abduct ‘many’ students along Delta highway

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Gunmen have reportedly abducted a yet-to-be-confirmed number
of students along the east-west road in the Ughelli area of Delta state.

 

The students were coming from Calabar, Cross River capital,
when their Sienna vehicle was attacked on Friday evening.

 

Bright Edafe, Delta police spokesperson in Delta, confirmed
the incident to TheCable on Monday.

 

Edafe said the police are currently on the trail of the
abductors to rescue the students.

 

The incident adds to the growing list of abductions of
students in the country.

 

On March 7, gunmen kidnapped 137 students of Government
Secondary School and LEA Primary School in Kuriga community in Kaduna.

 

Two days later, gunmen kidnapped 15 students from a Tsangaya
school in Gidan Baya, Gada LGA of Sokoto.

 

In January, students of Apostolic Faith School in Ekiti
state were kidnapped after gunmen attacked their school bus.



Source link: Nigerianeye

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