The Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue state, has confirmed the abduction of an unconfirmed number of students by gunmen.

The university Director of Information, Protocol and Public Relations Unit (IPPR), Mrs Rosemary Waku while confirming the abduction in a statement on Monday, said “The University has reported the incident to the police and all relevant security agencies,”

“The University has not heard anything from the students or their captors since the unfortunate incidence took place.”

“The Commissioner of Police, Benue State Command has ordered a full-scale investigation into the case,” a statement from police spokesperson, Anene Sewuese, said.

The Benue abduction comes barely a week after three students of Greenfield University Kaduna, were found dead on Friday after 20 of them were abducted by gunmen.

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