Bandits abduct 2 lecturers, 8 students at Bamalli Poly – KDSG

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The Kaduna Government has confirmed the kidnap of two lecturers and eight students by bandits in an at the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria.

The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, also confirmed the of one student in the incident in a statement on Friday in Kaduna.

Aruwan said security agencies had briefed the government on the incident which took place at the main campus of the polytechnic in Zaria on Thursday night.

He said the bandits invaded the institution’ staff quarters in the campus, shooting sporadically and in the “, two students were hit and sustained gunshot injuries’’.

“They were rushed to the for medical attention. Sadly, one of the victims died early this (Friday) morning, while the other is receiving treatment,’’ he said.

Aruwan said Gov. Nasir saddened by the incident and prayed for repose of the soul of the student .

wished the injured student a speedy recovery,’’ he said, adding government officials and security agencies were already assessing and interfacing the management and students of the institution.