Update: Only one ABSU student is being held by the kidnappers

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Update: Only one ABSU student is being held by the kidnappers - Abia state government

The Abia state government says only one student of the Abia State University ABSU is currently with the abductors that attacked a group of students in Okigwe, Imo state on Wednesday, May 5.

 

The students were said to be in a commercial bus en route Uturu when they were abducted. A statement released this morning by the state Commissioner for Information, John Okiyi Kalu, said security agents are currently working to ensure the student is rescued.

 

Read the statement below

 

”Update on Abduction of ABSU students 

On Wednesday, 5th May, 2021, a Sienna vehicle conveying passengers, including students of Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU), was waylaid around Okigwe in Imo State along with two other private vehicles by yet to be identified hoodlums. The incident occurred between 7pm and 8pm on that day.

Information gathered from the institution and one of the students who escaped from the abductors, indicate that only one student is still being held by the hoodlums.

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Source: Linda Ikeji