Gunmen suspected to be bandits have attacked a female hostel at the Plateau State University (PLASU, Bokkos.However, the school’s security operatives repelled the attack on the campus by bandits which happened on Tuesday night, May 9, 2023.
The school authority confirmed this in a statement issued by John Agams, the Public Relations Officer of the institution
The PRO said that some gunmen invaded the female hostel of the institution in Bokkos between Tuesday night and Wednesday but there was no abduction.
He added 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.