Zamfara abduction: Police confirm 317 female students missing


The Commissioner of Police in Zamfara, Abutu Yaro, has confirmed the abduction of 317 female students of the Government Science Secondary School, Jangebe on Friday.

Yaro made this known on Friday while speaking with jjournalists on Friday in Jangebe, Talata-Mafara Area of the state.

He expressed dismay with members of the affected community who resorted to taking laws into their by attacking vehicles, including those on mission and journalists and appealed for calm.





“People must understand that the government and security agents are on their side and against the that is why it is very important for to see the need to allow security agents do their work effectively and the victims.

“We are doing best along with all sister security agencies, members of the vigilantè group and the state government to get to the bottom of this matter.




“l can assure you that we will all the students unhurt,” he said.

Some residents who spoke with journalists said that the came in their hundreds riding on motorcycles and shooting in the air before entering the school around 2 a.m on Friday.





A staff of the school, who spoke with NAN on condition of anonymity, said that 60 of the were safe as some of hid from the attackers during the invasion.(NAN)