No fewer than ten students have been kidnapped by bandits in the Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna state.
The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan confirmed this in a statement on Monday, where he revealed that the students were from the government secondary school Awon (day secondary school).
The Commissioner also explained that the exact location of the incident is yet to be confirmed, but said that detailed reports are being awaited to clarify the abduction of the students that occurred within the school premises or elsewhere.
Recall that yesterday Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the Sabon Garin Nasarawa-Tirkaniya area of Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State to restore orderliness in the area following clashes among local armed gangs that claimed 2 lives.
The announcement was made by Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, in a terse statement on Monday.
The statement reads “The Kaduna State Government hereby announces the immediate imposition of a 24-hour curfew on Sabon Garin Nassarawa-Tirkaniya area of Chikun LGA.”
“This decision was reached following a breakdown of law and order which led to the killing of two citizens in an incident of urban gang violence.”
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