By Henry Gabriel, Kaduna
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have attacked Green Field University, the first private university in operation in Kaduna State.
Residents said the gunmen stommed the community shooting sporadically towards the higher institution.
The University which started operation in 2019, is located at KM 34, Kasarmi Village, Abuja – Kaduna – Zaria Express Way, Kaduna.
A parent to one of the students also confirmed the attack on the school.
He said his child called to informed him there was an ongoing exchange of guns around the school premises.
Former Secretary Gbagyi Youths Development Union Abashe Dauda also confirmed the attack on the university to Elanza News.
He said the youth of the area inform him the attack took place but could not ascertain whether there was casualty.
Also, Chikun Local Government chairman, Samaila Leeman who heard of the attack described the development as sad.
Since the arrival of female soldiers in Kaduna State haven been drafted to the Kaduna- Abuja road in December last year, it will be the first time an attack has been launched on community around the highway.
Kaduna is facing upreceedented bandits attacks with residents leaving their homes in the suburbs and semi- urban settlements to more secured areas inside the metropolis.
Several schools have been attack by bandits in Kaduna including College of Forestry Mando where students were kidnaped.