Plateau State University (PLASU) says its security operatives repelled an attack on the campus by bandits on Tuesday night.
The school authority said the gunmen invaded the female hostel of the institution in Bokkos between Tuesday night and Wednesday, but there was no abduction.
The spokesman for the school, John Agams, confirmed the incident.
Read Also: Bandits Storm Zamfara University Hostel, Kidnap Female Students
Mr Agams disclosed that the attackers stormed the university to kidnap students, but the local security men in the university repelled them.
”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 official stated.
He added, ”The vice-chancellor, Prof Benard Matur, is currently at the school premises and appealing to students to be peaceful.”
However, the police command in Plateau has not commented on the attack.