Some students of Abia state university have been kidnapped by Suspected Fulani Herdsmen on Saturday evening.
A student of the Marist Comprehensive Academy, Uturu was also shot dead. It was gathered that the criminals launched attacks on motorists enroute Port-Harcourt from Enugu and from Okigwe to Enugu, respectively.
Marist Academy confirmed the killing of one of its students in a statement made available to the Press.
“Some students from Marist Comprehensive Academy, Uturu, Abia State were attacked by armed bandits around Ihube road in Okigwe LGA on their way from a Final Religious Profession of some Marist Brothers.”
“In the course of the robbery attack, one student in the person of Edeh Donald was shot and he later died.”
“Three other students were injured. They are receiving treatment and they are responding to the treatment. We pray God to guide and protect Nigeria citizens.”
The spokesperson of the Imo state Police Command, Mike Abattam confirmed the attack stating that it was a robbery not a kidnap.
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