The abducted students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State have been released by their captors.
The students were abducted on Saturday days after more than 20 students of the Greenfield University in Chikun Local Government Area were abducted from their school campus. Five of the Greenfield students have been killed by their abductors.
The release of the Agric varsity students was announced in a terse statement by the Director, Information, Protocol and Public Relations of the University, Mrs. Rosemary Waku, adding that the students were returned to campus on Tuesday.
Mrs. Waku also identified the released students as Israel Farren Kwaghgee and Solomon Salihu, failing to disclose if any ransom was paid.
There were reports qouting an official of the University as saying that the abductors of the students contacted one of the parents of the students and demanded N20 million ransom.