Tension Hits Top Northern State as Gunmen Invade School, Kill Teacher

Tension Hits Top Northern State as Gunmen Invade School, Kill Teacher

  • Auta Nasela, a teacher at the Government Science Secondary School, Nasarawa Eggon in Nasarawa state has been killed
  • Nasela was killed by some gunmen who reportedly invaded the school premises on Sunday, August 14
  • The police in the state have, however, described the incidents as an armed robbery attack while vowing to apprehend the criminals

Some yet-to-be-identified gunmen on Sunday, August 14, killed a teacher of the Government Science Secondary School, Nasarawa Eggon, the headquarters of Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area of the state.

Daily Trust reports that Auta Nasela was killed during an invasion of the school by the gunmen who launched an attack on the community at about 8.45 pm.

Nasarawa state, Abdullahi Sule, school teacher, gunmen kill teacher
Gunmen have killed a school teacher in Nasarawa state. Photo: Abdullahi Sule
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The report added that the gunmen had gone straight into the resident of the school teacher demanding money.

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However escaping to his neighbour's apartment, the gunmen fired several shots at the teacher killing him instantly.

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Residents of the area also said that another staff of the school who was identified as Timothy Malle, was also shot by the gunmen.

According to the residents, Malle is currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed government hospital in the state.

Police confirm invasion of school by gunmen

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson for the Nasarawa state police command, DSP Ramhan Nansel described the incident as a case of armed robbery.

His words:

“A distress call was received from GSS Nasarawa Eggon, that some unidentified hoodlums invaded the residence of one Auta Nasela. When they gained entrance, they started demanding money but the man escaped to his neighbour’s house.
“Unfortunately, one of the hoodlums followed him and shot him. He was rushed to the General Hospital in Nasarawa Eggon by the police but he later died while receiving treatment.”

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“Based on available information, only the late Mr Auta was killed, not two teachers as members of the public have been saying.”

He added that the state's commissioner of police, Adesina Soyemi has ordered a thorough investigation into the matter.

According to him efforts are also being made to ensure the immediate arrest of the criminals and bring the perpetrators of the act to justice.

Missing N31 million: Katsina govt, police take action against state officials

Police had earlier arrested some officials of the Katsina state Government House over the theft of N31 million from the Governor's office.

The arrest of the officials was carried out on Friday, August 12m after the money was said to have gone missing on Sunday, August 7.

Sources within the governor's office said while it is not yet clear who stole the money, the image of a yet-to-be-identified man was captured by the CCTV in the governor's office.

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ICPC finds N540 million in account of primary school teacher with N76K salary, court makes strong decision

A primary school teacher was made to forfeit millions of naira found in her bank accounts by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission.

The commission had said that it found a total of N540 million in the account of the teacher whose salary is a mere N76,000.

According to ICPC, Egbuha worked with some individuals and a private-owned company to divert the proceeds of the crime after she was caught.

Source: Legit.ng

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