- Some students have been kidnapped by bandits in another attack on educational institutions in Zamfara
- According to reports coming from the state, unspecified number of students have been abducted by the criminals
- Sources said that the assailants invaded the school in a large number and left with the students to an undisclosed location
In another big blow to Nigeria, bandits have once again abducted some students in Zamfara state. This follows an attack on Kaya Day Secondary School.
Channels TV reports that the incident occurred at about 11am on Wednesday, September 1, in Maradun local government area of the state.
However, police authorities in Zamfara have yet to confirm the incident.
Sources explained that the assailants invaded the school in a large number and left with the students to an undisclosed location.
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Insecurity: Governor Matawalle orders closure of major markets in Zamfara
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that all major markets in Zamfara state have been shut following an order by Governor Bello Matawalle.
The governor also ordered the closure of all filling stations in local areas. He further directed that there should be no selling of fuel even in jerry cans.
Matawalle said the move becomes necessary considering the resurgence of banditry and kidnapping in the state. He also directed security operatives to shoot at any motorcycle carrying more than two persons if refused to stop for arrest.
Reps minority caucus laments insecurity in Nigeria
In another news, more Nigerian leaders are no longer at ease with the situation of the country. This is evidenced by the reaction of members of the minority caucus in the House of Representatives concerning insecurity.
According to the lawmakers, Nigerians do not deserve the torment which has become their plight in recent times, Channels TV reported.
This was contained in a statement by the minority leader of the House of Representatives, Ndudi Elumelu.
Femi Adesina condemns attack on NDA
Meanwhile, Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina has said the recent attack on the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna was orchestrated to make the Buhari administration look bad.
Adesina made the claim in a post on his official Facebook page on Thursday, August 26.
Adesina also condemned those celebrating the attack on the military facility, saying such celebrations are evil.