The Kaduna State authorities has mentioned that solely three lecturers had been kidnapped by suspected armed bandits who attacked the Rima Major College, Magajingari Ward 2, Birnin-Gwari, within the early hours of Monday March 15.
At a press convention this night, Samuel Aruwan who’s the state’s Commissioner for Inner Safety and Dwelling Affairs, advised newsmen that opposite to experiences, no pupils had been kidnapped in the course of the assault.
”Right now, the State Authorities has compiled and analyzed all the safety experiences and might verify that there was certainly an invasion of the mentioned college. The Authorities can verify that three lecturers, Rabiu Salisu, Umar Hassan, and Bala Adamu have been kidnapped.
Pupils who had simply arrived the college to start the day’s actions, took to their heels in the middle of the commotion, because the bandits invaded the premises on bikes. This led to 2 pupils going lacking, recognized as Ahmad Halilu and Kabiru Yahaya.
Nonetheless, we’re completely satisfied to tell you that the 2 lacking pupils have been discovered. We are able to additionally verify that no single pupil was kidnapped from the college. Aside from the three lecturers beforehand talked about, no workers or pupil of the college is lacking following the assault.
Safety experiences have additionally revealed that the bandits rustled a number of cattle and went away with 5 bikes and different valuables.”
Aruwan added that the army and different safety businesses within the Birnin Gwari common space are in sizzling pursuit of the bandits to make sure that the three kidnapped individuals are rescued safely.