JUST IN: Again, bandits abduct many students in Niger
Several students of an Islamiyya school were kidnapped in Regina, Rafi local government area of Niger State on Sunday.
It was gathered that the bandits stormed the school around 4.30 pm when the students were receiving lessons.
Tegina is the hometown of the local government chairperson, Isma’il Moddibo.
It is in the same local government area with Kagara where bandits earlier this year abducted many students but later released them after negotiation with the state government.
According to resident of the area, Islamiyya known as ‘Salihu Tanko Islamiyya school’ located in Tegina town where the students were abducted was built by a retired immigration officer.
The number of students kidnapped could not be ascertained as at press time.
Also, at the time of filing this report, there was no statement from the police or state government.
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