Zamfara Government Confirms Abduction Of Female Students

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of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of the state.

The confirmation was made by the Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Alhaji Abubakar Dauran in a brief interview with Newsmen in Gusau today.

The abductors in their hundreds invaded the town and took away the students at about 2 am.
The Commissioner said that they have sadly received the report on the abduction of the students of GGSS Jangebe and he is on his way to the school.

He also said he cannot say how many students abducted until he get there, but have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors.

A staff of the school who spoke to Newsmen on condition of anonymity said the gunmen in their hundreds invaded the town around 2am on Friday, shot sporadically in the air to scare the residents before coming into the school.

A resident who also gave his name as Haliru Jangebe said, the local vigilantes had tried to repel the invaders but were overpowered.

He said the bandits were too many and they all seemed to be carrying heavy arms.

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