Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to the killing of three abducted students of Greenfield university, Kaduna State.
In a tweet on Friday, Atiku who questioned the continuous killing of Nigerians by bandits and terrorists, called for the granting of constitutional roles in the management of security to states.
Heartbreaking to learn of the killing of 3 of the abducted students of Greenfield University, Kaduna. How long shall we continue to lose precious souls? May their families and friends be comforted. It is time states are granted constitutional roles in the management of security.
— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) April 23, 2021
VANTAGE NEWS reports that gunmen attacked the private Greenfield University in Kaduna state on Tuesday, killing one staff member and kidnapping 23 students.
The remains of the three students were found in a village close to the university.
In a statement, the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said, “In an act of mindless evil and sheer wickedness, the armed bandits who kidnapped students of Greenfield University, have shot dead three of the abducted students.
“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.”