The truck fell over, spilling its content all over the Oshigbudu/Obagaji Junction. A petrol station was also affected.
The police said investigations to unravel the cause and perpetrators of the attack have commenced.
The students and ASUU chair in the school called for more security around the institution.
An officer and soldiers who took part in the operation were still missing as of Thursday morning, The Gazette understands.
A source close to the family also told NAN that the lawmaker was on his way to Jos for his wedding slated to hold on Sunday.
“Troops in collaboration with the members of vigilante and locals foiled the attempt and arrested these 17 suspects.”
Mr Dariye had since been in incarceration serving his jail term.
Mr Ortom was reportedly attacked on Saturday in his farm at the outskirts of Makurdi, the state capital.
Some laboratories use non-medical laboratory scientists or low cadre officials resulting in misdiagnosis.
The judges also granted custody of the child to Mr. Samson.