Again, Gunmen Abduct Zaria Residents

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According to the News Agency Nigeria, barely days after an attack on Bamalli Polytechnic, , Kaduna state, have again attacked Kofar Gayan and Kofar Kona areas and abducted some residents.

ASP Mohammed Jalige, Public Relations Officer, Kaduna State Command, who confirmed the incidence, said he trying to gather details to update the press.

However, an official Kaduna State Vigilance Service (KadVS), who spoke to the News Agency Nigeria (NAN) on condition anonymity Sunday , said the incident occurred between 12.01 and 1.00am on Saturday night.

The official, who did not give details on the exact number of abducted by the kidnappers, said the incident occurred around Girls , Kofar Gayan.

An eyewitness, Malam Abdullahi Mohammed, a resident of the area,told NAN that no fewer than 12 were abducted during the operation.
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He added that about eight were kidnapped from a single house, while others were picked separately.

Similarly, daughter of one of the victims, Hafsat Kusfa,said the bandits broke into their around 12.01 am and assembled them front of the house.

She added that the bandits, who were about seven in number carrying guns and marchets, took away eight members of her family,including her father, mother, sisters and brothers.

Kusfa said her father and mother, as well as some of the kidnapped victims, were later released through the efforts of security men who intercepted the hoodlums.

NAN recalls that the attacked is coming barely days after similar incident at Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, , where one student killed, while lecturers and eight students were abducted.