Bandits have killed two more students abducted from Greenfield University in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs in the state, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed this in a statement on Monday.
He said security operatives reported the recovery of the two dead bodies of the University student on Monday afternoon.
He added that the corpses have been evacuated to a mortuary, and the university has been notified of the development.
“The Government of Kaduna State under the leadership of Malam Nasir El-Rufai is saddened by this evil perpetrated against innocent students abducted while pursuing their education for a glorious future.
“The Government sends its deep empathy to their families and the university management, and prays for the repose of their souls.
“The Government will update the citizenry on further developments.
The bandits had earlier killed three of the 20 abducted students.
This brings the total number of students abducted from the school and killed by the bandits to five.