Reports have it that armed men have abducted six schoolgirls and two teachers after raiding a private secondary school in Kaduna State.
Premium Times, quoting the school’s bursar, Elvis Allah-Yaro, reports that the attackers stormed Engravers College, a mixed-gender school in Sabo, Chikun Local Government Area, at about 12:10 a.m.
A mother told the news medium that her 16-year-old senior secondary school two student was amongst those abducted at the college.
“Security personnel have started investigation and search for the girls and the two staff members that were kidnapped,” Mr Allah-Yaro said by telephone Thursday afternoon. He added that the Kaduna State commissioner in charge of security had arrived the scene and coordinating rescue efforts with security.
The school official confirmed six students and two staff members abducted.
This year alone, hundreds of people gave been abducted in Kaduna as armed bandits continue to freely visit terror on the state, especially on Abuja-Kaduna Highway.