Kagara School Abduction: Names Of Some Staff Abducted Revealed

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The names some staff member of the Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State that were kidnapped in the early hours of Wednesday by gunmen to be bandits has been revealed.

The staff members were identified as Mrs Salmanu, Mr Lawal, Mr Ali, Mr Batagi, Mr Mohammed Abubakar and Mrs Hannatu Dodo, along with her husband.

According to SaharaReporters, one the teacher, Batagi escaped from the gunmen around 6am.

Newspot had earlier reported that one student has been killed and several other students abducted as armed bandits attacked Government Science College Kagara in Rafi Local Government Area Niger State.

Newspot gathered that the bandits also kidnapped some teachers and family members residing within the College Staff Quarters.

According to a government source spoke to Channels Television on Wednesday, the students and teachers were abducted at about 2:00 am on Wednesday when the bandits stormed the school.

The source stated that bandits started shooting sporadically and in the process, a student was killed while some others sustained gunshots.

The source could not, however, give the number persons abducted and those injured as at the time of filing the report

According to the source, the gunmen were dressed in the same school uniform used by the students, disguising themselves to be members the school.

The bandits were said to have gathered some staff and students at a place for hours before moving them out the school premises to an unknown destination.