A Staff killed, Students kidnapped As Bandits Raided Greenfield University
Troops of Operation Thunder Strike (OPTS) and other operatives swiftly moved to the location and the armed bandits retreated.
After search-and-rescue operations, a staff member of the university, Paul Ude Okafor, was confirmed to have been killed by the armed bandits, while an unspecified number of students were kidnapped.
The kidnap incident occurred last night at Greenfield University at Kasamari, off the Kaduna-Abuja expressway in Chikun LGA of Kaduna State. The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs of the State, Samuel Aruwan confirmed the heinous attack in a statement he made in his daily security briefing.
According to Aruwan, The security operatives took custody of the remaining students who have been handed over to the institution, as at noon today, Wednesday 21st April 2021.
The actual number of students kidnapped is still being sought from the institution’s records.
Troops and other security operatives are working in the general area, and the public will be informed of further developments.