President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian military and operatives of the Nigerian Police Force to ensure immediate and safe return of those captured by gunmen that attacked Government Science College, Kagara.
VANTAGE NEWS reported that unknown gunmen attacked the school in the early hours of Wednesday, killing a student and abducting an unknown number of others.
In a statement issued by Buhari’s Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Shehu Garba, the president has dispatched a team of security chiefs to coordinate the rescue operation.
The statement read partly, “Following reports of the brazen attack on Government Science College, Kagara, Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Armed Forces and Police, to ensure immediate and safe return of all the captives.
“The President has also dispatched to Minna, Niger State a team of security chiefs to coordinate the rescue operation of yet to be ascertained number of staff and students of GSC, Kagara and meet with state officials, community leaders, as well as parents and staff of the College.