The Kaduna State Government has confirmed the abduction of pupils and teachers from a primary school in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the State.
Daily Trust had reported how gunmen invaded a primary school in Rama village and abducted an unspecified number of pupils and teachers.
In a statement, Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said: “The Kaduna State Government is receiving security reports of kidnapping of some pupils and teachers in a primary school located in Rema, Birnin Gwari local government area.
“According to preliminary reports, the incident occurred at an LEA Primary School in the LGA.”
Aruwan stated that the government is currently obtaining details on the actual number of kidnapped pupils and teachers.
He promised that the state government will issue a comprehensive statement “as soon as possible”.