Suspected Robbers Kill First Class Graduate of Federal University, Lafia

Two students of the Federal University, Lafiya, Niger State have been killed by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers.
One of the deceased students was said to had graduated with first class in the Economics Department and was processing his final clearance.
The other was in 400 level, English Department. They were not identified.
The State Police Command on Wednesday, confirmed the killings.
According to Kennedy Idirisu, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), the police got a report from the University’s Registrar that gunmen stormed the students’ village at Mararaba-Akunza, opposite the university gate at about 10:30 pm and shot sporadically.
He said when the police got there, two students had already been shot by the suspected robbers, who dispossessed others of their valuables and fled the scene.
The PPRO said one of the students died instantly, while the other later died at the hospital, adding that the remains of the two students have been deposited at the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia.
He said the police have commenced investigation into the incident.

Author: News Editor

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