Unknown gunmen have abducted an unspecified number of female students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation in Kaduna State.
According to reports, the gunmen stormed the college situated in Mando, Igabi Local Government Area of the state in the early hours of Friday.
VANTAGE NEWS learnt that only female students were kidnapped as their male counterparts were not taken away.
Confirming the incident, the Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said an investigation is ongoing.
The Kaduna State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Jalige, ASP, who also confirmed the incident said that efforts are on ground to rescue the girls. He stated that the incident happened late Thursday night.
This comes barely 48 hours after the state Governor, Nasir el-Rufai inistsed at a 2020 security situation report that his administration will neither grant amnesty nor negotiate with criminals and bandits.