- The kidnap of a FUNAAB student has sparked protest in Abeokuta, Ogun state
- In fact, protesting students said the country's security outfit must rescue him within 72 hours
- Also, the students called on the federal government to equip the security sector of the country
Nigerian students from the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB) are aggrieved and the source of the anger is simple: The insecurity is too much.
This comes as one of their colleagues, Nathaniel Olayinka, a 400-level student of the Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management, was kidnapped, Channels TV reports.
The students, to press home their demand for the release of the kidnapped student, stormed the streets of Abeokuta, Ogun state.
Olayinka was reportedly kidnapped in a private farm in Abule Itoko, Odeda local government area around 8:00 a.m on Saturday, May 22.
The students also issued a 72-hour ultimatum for the federal and state governments to ensure Olayinka’s release from captors.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the House of Representatives was considering a bill to scrap the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.
The bill titled the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Alteration Bill, 2020, was sponsored by Awaji-Inombek Abiante.
The proposed legislation which is seeking to repeal the NYSC Act is billed for the second reading in the House. Abiante explained that banditry, kidnapping, and other forms of insecurity justified the intent of the bill.
In another report, corps members posted to the Bayelsa orientation camp in the country are not having the best of experience.
In a recent video shared by @gossipboyz1 on Instagram, an unidentified distraught corps member, in the company of his colleagues, lamented the poor state of their orientation camp.
He hammered on the fact that the shabby looking lodge exposed them to mosquitoes and wasn't properly ventilated.
In another news, a Nigerian graduate with the handle @JESSEDREVIVAL who studied mechanical engineering in school has taken to Twitter to showcase the work he is doing for survival.
It is no news that many Nigerians struggle to get a befitting job nowadays as more people are becoming 'accidental' entrepreneurs.
In a tweet on Thursday, May 13, the Nigerian man shared a photo of himself at work and a snap showing when he got his NYSC certificate.