The management of Plateau State University (PLASU) has conformed that some gunmen invaded its female hostel between the night of Tuesday and Wednesday in an attempt to kidnap students.
However, it said the institution’s security operatives repelled an attack on the campus by bandits at the female hosteland there was no abduction.
Mr John Agams, the Public Relations Officer of the institution confirmed the incident.
Agams said that the criminals attacked the institution to kidnap students but they were repelled by the local security men in the university.
”It is true that gunmen attempted to kidnap some of our students, but the attempt was repelled by our local security men.
”In the process, one student was injured, but no student was abducted.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Benard Matur, is currently at the school premises and appealing to students to be peaceful,” he said.
However, the police command in the state has yet to comment on the attack on Plateau State University.