It has been reported that bandits have stormed the Government Science College in Kagara area of Niger State, and abducted school children.
This is coming two months after Kankara school boys were also abducted at the Government Science Secondary School in Kastina.
The bandits were said to have stormed the school in the early hours of Wednesday, 17th February, 2021, overpowering the security guards on duty. Some staff of the school and some of their family members were also kidnapped.
As at the time of this report, the number of students that were kidnapped has not been certified. Few students were able to escape, while others were unfortunate. The school is said to have a population of 1,000 students.
An Alma mater of the school and former senator in Kaduna State, Shehu Sanni confirmed the incident by tweeting:
“Early hours of this morning, Armed bandits stormed the Government Science College Kagara Niger State,my alma mata,and abducted some students and staff family members. I just spoke to the principal”.