IKARA: Bandits Invade Another School (GSSS) In Kaduna, Kidnap students
Gunmen suspected to be bandits on Sunday morning stormed Government Science Secondary School, Ikara in Kaduna State.
It was gathered that the gunmen stormed the school in the early hours of Sunday but their plan to abduct the students was hindered by the military.
The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs in the state, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this on Sunday.
Aruwan in the statement noted that all 307 students of the school are safe.
“The attempted kidnap was foiled. Fortunately, the students utilised the security warning system and were thus able to alert security forces.
The security forces comprises the Nigerian Army and the Police with some security volunteers moved swiftly to the school to engage the bandits, the military and police are currently trailing the bandits,” he said.
This is coming two days after bandits abducted students from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation in Afaka, Igabi local government area of the state.
The gunmen were reportedly heading to a secondary school but when they learnt that security had been beefed up at their target location, they invaded the school.
Meanwhile, bandits who kidnapped students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Igabi local government area of Kaduna State, have requested for a ransom of N500 million to release the students.