The Zamfara state police command has confirmed the abduction of 73 students from the Government Day Secondary School in Kaya, Maradun LGA.
Daily Report Ng reported that gunmen, suspected to be bandits invaded the school around 11am on Wednesday, abducting many students
According to a statement on Wednesday by the Zamfara police spokesman, Mohammed Shehu, confirmed the report, saying: “The Zamfara state police command wishes to confirm the abduction of 73 students of Government Day Secondary school, Kaya in Maradun LGA. The abduction followed the invasion of the school by large number of armed bandits that occurred today at exactly 1122hrs,”
“The command under the leadership of CP Ayuba N Elkanah psc+ has deployed search and rescue team that was mandated to work in synergy with the military to ensure the safe rescue of the abducted students.”
He further said “Security has also been been beefed up at Kaya Village and environs to forestall further attack on the communities,”
“Further development will be made known to members of the public.”