Abductors of Kaduna private varsity students demand N800m ransom
Abductors of students of Kaduna-based private owned Greenfield University have contacted their parents to demand a collective ransom of N800 million.
WITHIN NIGERIA reported how gunmen attacked Greenfield University on Tuesday evening and whisked away several students to unknown destination.
Meanwhile, they have contacted their parents asking for ransom while threatening to kill the students if the ransom is not paid on time.
It was gathered that negotiation of the ransom was already ongoing.
A cousin to one of the kidnapped students, Georgina Stephen, confirmed the development to The Nation.
Stephen claimed 23 students, including 14 females and a staff of the university, were abducted.
According to her, the kidnappers have been beating the abducted students, insisting if the ransom is not paid they will kill all of them.
Another parent, who pleaded anonymity, confirmed the development to same medium, saying the kidnappers had called to demand for collective ransom of N800 million.