Student Declared Missing on Her Way to Class in Kogi Varsity

Janet Kyeme FUL

Janet Kyeme, a 200-level student of the Federal University Lokoja (FUL) has been reported missing on her way to attend lectures at the university.

Janet is studying Library and Information Science and commutes to campus from her family house at Zango Area in the state capital. gathered that the student was last seen that Friday morning when she took a motorcycle from her family house to the school.

Her foster father, a pastor of a Pentecostal church in Lokoja, raised the alarm when she did not return from school that fateful day.

“She left for school on Friday early morning as usual. When she did not come back from school that day, her foster father, a pastor and others called, but could not reach her as her cell phone was switched off.

“A sister was sent to the school to confirm her whereabouts without success. Apprehension has gripped the family over her fate, as no contact has been made to the family from any quarters since her sudden disappearance,” said Pastor Joseph, a close friend of the family.

The authorities of the university said the institution had left no stone unturned to ensure that the whereabouts of the student were established.

“The school authorities have taken appropriate action in conjunction with security agents and other relevant bodies. We hope our efforts will yield a desirable result. Since it’s already a security matter, we cannot say much about the situation now,” said a director in the institution, who craved anonymity.

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP William Aya, said the scenario appears to be a case of a missing person for now, as her supposed abductors have not contacted her family, adding that the investigation is ongoing.

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