Breaking: Again Armed bandits storm another Kaduna college

Must read

#Lekkimassacre: Witness Submits Live Bullet, Flash Drives As Evidence To Lagos Panel

One of the coordinators of the #EndSARS protest, Serah Ibrahim, says she witnessed how soldiers and later policemen shot innocent protesters at...

Help me, I’m dying of hunger: demolished Kaduna “Sex Party” restaurant owner decries

..Say's Police collected N120,000 from her By Gabriel Udeh, kaduna A Kaduna...

Prince Philip Laid To Rest In Royal Vault At Windsor Castle

Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday bid farewell to her late husband, Prince Philip, at a royal funeral like no other, restricted by...

Benue Police Command Confirms killing of Six persons by Suspected Herdsmen in Benue Community

By Isaac Kertyo, Makurdi Benue State Police Command has confirmed the Killing of six persons while three others sustained...

By Gabriel Udeh, Kaduna


Again, armed bandits last night stormed another Government Science Secondary School, Ikara, Ikara local government area of kaduna state, in an attempt to kidnap students. 


Official statement by Kaduna state government however said no students was reportedly Kidnapped.


Briefing newsman the State internal security and Home affairs commissioner, Mr Samuel Aruwan on Sunday revealed that the bandits stormed the area late hours Saturday night, about 24hours after the incident at the college of Forestry Mechanization, in same Kaduna. 

 “Between the late hours of Saturday night and the early hours of today, suspected bandits stormed the Government Science Secondary School, Ikara, Ikara local government area, in an attempt to kidnap students. 

READ  BREAKING: Court stops NLC, TUC strike over fuel, electricity hike


“Fortunately, the students utilized the security warning system in place, and were thus able to alert security forces in the area. The security forces comprising the troops of the Nigerian Army, Police and some security volunteers moved swiftly to the school and engaged the bandits, forcing them to flee.


“The military and police are still on the trail of the armed bandits. 
Following a head count by the school management, the Kaduna State Government can confirm to you that all 307 students have been verified safe and present. The attempted kidnap was foiled completely and no student was taken from the school.

 
“The images provided by the Nigerian Army can attest to this, and will be shared with you”, they stated.
Similarly, around Ifira village in Igabi local government area, bandits attempted to attack a senior staff quarters around the Kaduna Airport general area, but the attempt was also foiled as troops of the Nigerian Air Force and the Nigerian Army engaged and repelled them, with several escaping with gunshot wounds. 

READ  Sheikh Gumi sponsoring bandits – Nnamdi Kanu fires back Islamic scholar


“The Kaduna State Government acknowledges the efforts of the security agencies in the recent rescue of 180 students in the vicinity of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka. These efforts have being mentioned in interviews given by some of the rescued students.


“By virtue of access to the facts of the event, the Kaduna State Government extends its unequivocal solidarity to the Military, Police, Department of State Services and other security agencies, whose swift intervention prevented the bandits from abducting more persons.
“The Kaduna State Government maintains a clear focus at this time, and that is to ensure the safe return of the missing students, and to consolidate intelligence gathering and security vigilance towards forestalling possible attempts on other facilities or institutions. “As a Government, our focus is on getting back our missing students and preventing further episodes of school abductions. We will continue to provide updates as further information becomes available”, it stated.

READ  2020 UTME: NAPTAN, candidates laud JAMB for suspending use of NIN

Copyright DAYBREAK.

All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from DAYBREAK NEWS.

More articles

1506 COMMENTS

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest article

#Lekkimassacre: Witness Submits Live Bullet, Flash Drives As Evidence To Lagos Panel

One of the coordinators of the #EndSARS protest, Serah Ibrahim, says she witnessed how soldiers and later policemen shot innocent protesters at...

Prince Philip Laid To Rest In Royal Vault At Windsor Castle

Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday bid farewell to her late husband, Prince Philip, at a royal funeral like no other, restricted by...

Benue Police Command Confirms killing of Six persons by Suspected Herdsmen in Benue Community

By Isaac Kertyo, Makurdi Benue State Police Command has confirmed the Killing of six persons while three others sustained...

NTDC condoles with tourism sector over FTAN President’s death

By Joyce Remi- Babayeju The Acting Director of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Richard Ovie Esewhaye on behalf...