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BREAKING: Secondary school students have been abducted in the hometown of Zamfara state governor

Bandits had reportedly abducted an unspecified number of students of Government Day Secondary School, Kaya in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara state.

Maradun happens to be the home town of Governor Bello Matawalle.

This was disclosed by one Shafiu Bala, a resident of the town. According to her, the students were kidnapped Wednesday afternoon, September 1, 2021, from their school. She added that, number of the abducted students is unspecified. “I don’t know how many of them have been kidnapped but I am sure because some of the students and teachers ran home," she said.

Another source, Yusuf Dosara, confirmed the abduction but also did not know the number of kidnapped students.

According to reports, Governor Bello has been informed of the abduction and he is allegedly holding a security meeting over it.

A top Government House source in Gusau disclosed that, the phone number of the police spokesperson in the state, Mohammed Shehu, was busy when the reporter called him.

This is a developing story as more information is made available, this article will be updated.


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