At least eight students of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) from the Department of French have abducted following Sunday’s attack on motorists along the Kaduna-Abuja road.
Police sources said on Monday night that the Vice Chancellor of ABU, Prof. Kabiru Bala, reported the abduction of the students to the Zaria Area Command of the police.
It was reported that 300 students, from the Department of French, were traveling on Sunday to Lagos for a programme at the Nigerian French Language Village (NFLV), when the bandits struck.
According to a reliable source, the names of the students are: Okafor Chris, Ayuba Lois, John Elizabeth, Musa Precious, Asoji Faith, Badmus Jemimah, Emmanuel Simon and Aliyu Adamu.
It was gathered that many people were reportedly abducted during the incident of which two people were said to have been killed by the bandits.
Meanwhile, efforts are being made by the police to rescue the kidnapped students.
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