Gunmen alleged to be armed robbers have reportedly killed two students of the Federal University, Lafia.
One of the students who was killed, had graduated with first class from the economics department and was processing his final clearance while the other was a 400 level student in the English Department.
The gunmen had stormed the students’ village at Mararaba-Akunza, opposite the university gate at about 10:30pm on Wednesday night and shot sporadically. The bullets hit the victims. One of them died on the spot while the other one died while being rushed to the hospital.
The remains of the two students have been deposited at the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia. Confirming the incident, the Nasarawa State police spokesman, DSP Kennedy Idirisu, says investigations into the matter has commenced.