Bandits have abducted students and teachers from UBE Primary School in Rama village in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
It was gathered that bandits abducted the students and teachers while pupils were trooping into the school around 9 am on Monday.
A resident of the community, Abdulsalam Adam noted that the gunmen invaded the school on 12 motorcycles.
Abdulsalam explained, “I have been told that three teachers and some pupils have been abducted, but we are trying to ascertain the true situation.”
“Right now, our vigilante boys and other volunteers have gone after the bandits.”
Abdulsalam Adam added, “We are in the school right now, what we are trying to do is comb the bushes because some of the children ran into the bush. So, we don’t know how many were abducted at the moment by the bandits.”
Another resident, one Mai Saje Rama, explained, “There is a particular parent, Halilu who said he saw them carrying his son on a motorcycle.”
He further stated that resident of the community are ready to go after the bandits, he said, “We are in the school and we have sent for security agents but they have not arrived yet.”
Also, one Mohammadu Birnin Gwari, a resident of the area disclosed that two of his brothers were among the teachers abducted.
He explained that the names of the teachers are Umar Hassan and Rabiu Salisu Takau.