Gunmen have abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation in Mando area of Kaduna State.
Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, who confirmed the incident to Daily Trust, said the exact number of students abducted is unknown.
“They were abducted last night, we have no details of the number of students,” ASP Jalige said.
He said the Police was working with the Nigerian Army to trace the kidnappers and rescue the students.
Some lecturers at the school told Daily Trust that both male and female students were abducted.
Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, has confirmed the incident, saying investigation is ongoing.
This is the third major attack on a school in Nigeria in 2021.
Last month, gunmen abducted students and staff of Government Science Secondary School, Kagara, Niger State, and Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Zamfara State.
Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect the statement of a school official that both male and female students were abducted