Four female students of Kaduna State College of Education (KSCOE), Gidan Waya in Jema’a Local Government Area of the state have been abducted by gunmen, suspected to be bandits.
Daily Trust reported that they were kidnapped at Mile 1 area of Gidan Waya axis on Monday evening.
Spokesman of Kaduna State Student Union (KADSSU), KSCOE Chapter, Comrade Benjamin Fie confirmed the incident, saying the abductors are demanding for a huge ransom.
The abducted students have been identified as Racheal Edwin, a 200 level from Biology/Geography Department; Esther Ishaya, 200 level student from Economic/History Department; Promise Tanimu, 200 level from English/History Department and Beauty Luka, a 300 level student from Spe/CRS Department.
Fie said, “It’s with a bitter heart that the Kaduna state student union (KADSSU) of the prestigious Kaduna State College of Education, Gidan Waya wishes to make it known to the college community and the public that four of their students were abducted.
“The abductors are already demanding a huge ransom for their release. We want to use this medium to urge the college community and all the students to commit themselves, the school and their parents to prayers.”