Gunmen suspected to be terrorists have on Sunday abducted two female students at the Olabisi Onabanjo University(OOU), Ogun State.
The 300 level female students, Adeyemo Precious and Oyefule Abiola were from the Faculty of Agriculture, Ayetoro campus was said to have been abducted for ransom.
It was gathered that the victims were abducted at about 9 pm on Sunday when the attackers stormed the Igbole Aibo Quarter area of Ayetoro, in Yewa North Local Government Area of State.
They fired several shots before taking the two girls away when they were going back home.
In his reaction, the Deputy Registrar, Corporate Affairs Unit of the OOU, Mr Niyi Oduwole, confirmed the abduction, describing it as unfortunate.
Oduwole said that the university management is working on the situation and collaborating with relevant people to ensure victims safe return.
He said: “The incident is most unfortunate. The university is beefing up security around all our campuses and hostels.
“We sympathise with parents of the victims and we want to assure them that their wards will be rescued unhurt. We are on top of the situation.”