The Senate has called for the immediate rescue of female students of Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State, abducted by yet-to-be-identified bandits.

In a statement signed by its Chairman, Committee on Army, Senator Abdulaziz Yar’ Adua, rescuing the innocent female students from the captivity of the bandits must be the topmost priority of the country now.

Senator Yar’Adua lamented that the scourge of banditry and insurgency by criminal elements with the attendant abduction of law-abiding citizens as a serious issue bedeviling Nigeria as a country.

An unspecified number of female students were abducted from the hostels of the Federal University Gusau in North-West of Zamfara State in the early hours of Friday.