Gunmen have reportdely abducted a Large number of students at Government Girls Junior Secondary School Jangebe in Talata-Mafara local government area of Zamfara state.
This came few hours after Zakwi, a son of a notorious bandit, Bahrain Daji surrendered and submitted his arms at to Governor Bello Mattawale in Zamfara.
A parent of the affected children who did not want her name mentioned said the bandits arrived in the school around 1:00 AM with Hilux vehicles and motorcycles where they forcefully evacuated the students including his two children.
He narrated that, some of the bandits were in uniforms and pretended to be security personnel, then later broke into the students hostels and Abducted more than 300 students.
According to him, the bandits were in the school for several hours without any challenge due to absence of the security agents.
Confirming the incident to our correspondent on phone, the state commissioner for education, Ibrahim Abdullahi said, they were on their way to the school where the incident happened.