Unknown gunmen have abducted three pupils of the Babington Macurley Junior Seminary (BMJS), Ikorodu, Lagos.
The Nation reports that the gunmen, suspected to be dislodged pipeline vandals stormed the school premises located at Agunfoye-Lugbusi village at about 8pm on Monday, February 29 and took three girls away.
It was gathered that the armed men gained entry by breaking the perimeter fence which served as protection for the boarding students.
Report has it that the Lagos state police commissioner, Fatai Owoseni and a team of crack detectives were at the school premises till about 4am on Tuesday.
The state command’s spokesperson, Dolapo Badmos who confirmed the incident, said that efforts were working to track the abductors and rescue the girls.
The Punch however writes that unconfirmed reports say the kidnapped pupils were more than three
BMJS is a co-educational secondary institution of Lagos Anglican Dioceses and model private missionary school, was founded on October 18, 1996 by late Most Reverend Joseph Abiodun Adetiloye.
It was named after Late Reverend Thomas Babington Macaulay who was the founder of C.M.S. Grammar School, Bariga, Lagos in 1859.