Govt confirms abduction of female students in Zamfara



 The Zamfara Government has confirmed the abduction female Government Girls School, Jangebe in Talata-Mafara Local Government area the state.
The confirmation was made by the Commissioner Security and Home Affairs, Alhaji Abubakar Dauran brief interview with the News Agency Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau on Friday.
The abductors in their hundreds invaded the town and took away the about 2.
“I can confirm to you now that we have sadly received the report on the abduction of the of GGSS Jangebe and right now, I on my way to the school.
this moment, l cannot say how students were taken away by the gunmen until l there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.
A staff of the school who spoke to NAN on condition of anonymity said, “the gunmen in their hundreds invaded the town around 2 on Friday, shot sporadically in the air to scare the residents before coming into the school.
“After taking away most of the students, we rounded up those that escaped or hid from the bandits and conducted a census where we counted 54 students and we are still searching to see if we can more,”
Also, a resident who gave name as Haliru Jangebe said, the local vigilantes had tried to repel the invaders but were overpowered.
“The bandits were too and they all seemed to be carrying heavy arms as we heard gunshots from all parts of the town and the shots stopped, we heard that the students had been taken away”. (NAN)