The Kaduna State Government said it has not determined the total number of students abducted from Greenfield University, but confirmed that a staff of the institution was killed during the attack.
Mr Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, said in a statement on Wednesday in Kaduna that troops have been deployed to the area.
The school was attacked by gunmen on Tuesday night.
“After search-and-rescue operations, a staff member of the university was confirmed to have been killed by the bandits, while a number of students were kidnapped.
“The security operatives took custody of the remaining students, who have been handed over to the institution, as at noon, Wednesday 21st April.”