The Kaduna State Government has disclosed that gunmen suspected to be bandits have abducted Primary School students and teachers in LEA Primary School in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state.
This was disclosed by Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, in a statement on Monday. He added that the true figure of those kidnapped is not known yet.
“The Kaduna State Government is receiving security reports of kidnapping of some pupils and teachers in a primary school located in Rema, Birnin Gwari local government area,” he said
“According to preliminary reports, the incident occurred at an LEA Primary School in the LGA.
“The Kaduna State Government is currently obtaining details on the actual number of pupils and teachers reported to have been kidnapped and will issue a comprehensive statement as soon as possible,” he added.
What you should know
Kaduna State is the new epicentre for school kidnappings in the North by bandits. Bandits abducted 39 students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation in Mando, Kaduna State and attempted to kidnap over 300 students of Government Science Secondary School, Ikara.