Armed bandits have kidnapped an unspecified number of students at the Girls Secondary School, Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
This was disclosed by the state media agency, NTA in a statement on Friday morning.
“Armed bandits kidnapped an unspecified number of students at Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State,” they said.
The Commissioner of Police in Zamfara, Abutu Yaro confirmed that 317 female students of the Government Girls Science Secondary School, Jangebe were kidnapped on Friday.
“People must understand that the government and security agents are on their side and against the bandits that is why it is very important for them to see the need to allow security agents do their work effectively and rescue the victims.
“We are doing our best along with all sister security agencies, members of the vigilantè group and the state government to get to the bottom of this matter.
“l can assure you that we will rescue all the students unhurt,” he said.