According to reports reaching us, the abductors of students from Greenfield University, a private university in Kaduna state, have contacted their parents and demanded a N800 million ransom.
The abductors have threatened to kill the students if the ransom is not paid, according to The Country. Georgina Stephen, a cousin of one of the kidnapped students, confirmed the news, according to the report. Georgina claimed that 23 students, including 14 females and university staff, had been kidnapped.
According to her, the kidnappers have been abusing the students and have threatened to kill them all if the ransom is not paid.
Another parent, who asked to remain anonymous, verified the news, saying the kidnappers had called to demand a N800 million ransom.
He was unable to confirm the number of students kidnapped.
On Tuesday night, April 21, unidentified gunmen stormed the school, which is located along the Kaduna-Abuka Highway in Chikun Local Government Area, firing sporadically before abducting some of the students.