3 kidnapped Greenfield University Students killed by bandits

By Isa Sampson

The three students of Greenfield University kidnapped by bandits in Kaduna State have been shot dead.

Greenfield University is located at Kasarami village, off Kaduna-Abuja Road, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The State Commissioner for Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan disclosed this on Friday, April 23, 2021, in a statement.

Recall that the armed bandits, Tuesday night, kidnapped an unspecified number of students at the institution.

According to Mr. Aruwan, “the remains of three students were found today (Friday) in Kwanan Bature village, a location close to the university and have been evacuated to a mortuary by the Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs and Force Commander, Operation Thunder Strike, Lt.Col. MH Abdullahi.”

He noted that Governor Nasir El-Rufai has condemned the killing of three students as sheer wickedness, inhumanity and an outright desecration of human lives by vile entities.


Governor El-Rufai said that the armed bandits represent the worst of humankind and must be fought at all cost for the violent wickedness they represent.

The statement added: “Evil, the Governor further said, would not triumph over God-given humanity.

“He appealed to citizens to come together against the forces of darkness challenging national security and the very existence of the Nigerian State.

“The Governor, on behalf of the Government and people of Kaduna State sent deep condolences and empathy to the students’ families and the university community, as he prayed for the repose of their souls.

“The Government will keep citizens informed of further developments.”

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