YBTC NEWS—Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State in the early hours of Thursday causing a palpable tension at the institution’s main campus.
According to some students on campus, the started hearing gunshots in front of the school gate at about some minutes to 12a.m.
It was alleged that one of the trading stalls in front of the school was also robbed and at least one person kidnapped, a claim DAILY GIST could not ascertain as at the time of filing this report.
The institution’s Student Union President, Shuaib Isiaka Yahaya, however confirmed the incident on Thursday.
“There is a security challenge at the FUT Minna Gidan Kwano campus, we urge all our students to be in their respective lodges and stay calm.”
The attack is coming after suspected bandits attacked and abducted six persons at the senior staff quarters of the University of Abuja on November 2, 2021.
They were later rescued on the 5th of November through a joint operation coordinated by the FCT Command of the Nigeria Police Force