From Aminu Dalhatu

The armed bandits who kidnapped students of Greenfield University in Kaduna State have shot dead three of the students.

A statement by the State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan says the remains of three students were found today (Friday), in Kwanan Bature village, a location close to the university.

According to the statement, the remains of the students have been evacuated to a mortuary by the Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs, and Force Commander, Operation Thunder Strike, Lt.Col. MH Abdullahi.

The statement explains that, the armed bandits on Tuesday night kidnapped an unspecified number of students at the institution located at Kasarami village off Kaduna-Abuja Road in Chikun LGA.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai condemned the killing of three students as sheer wickedness, inhumanity and an outright desecration of human lives by vile entities.

It says the armed bandits represent the worst of humankind and must be fought at all cost for the violent wickedness they represent.

“Evil, the Governor further said, would not triumph over God-given humanity.

He appealed to citizens to come together against the forces of darkness challenging national security and the very existence of the Nigerian State”

The Governor sent deep condolences and empathy to the students’ families and the university community, prayed for the repose of their souls.