Bandits invades college of agriculture in Zamfara State
The popular college of Agriculture, Bakura, in Zamfara State has been attacked by gunmen suspected to be bandits abducting an unspecified number of students.
According to Daily Post, the assailants invaded the school premises on Sunday night shooting sporadically before whisking the victims away.
It was also learnt that the attackers engaged in gun due with some security personnel serving in the area, leading to the death of officers.
When contacted, the State’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Muhammed Shehu confirmed the unfortunate incident.
He was, however, unable to give details of the attack stating that the command would “issue a statement later”.
Senator Shehu Sani who represented the Kaduna Central during the 8th National Assembly also confirmed the incident via a tweet in his verified Twitter handle on Monday morning.
The tweet reads, “We woke up with a tragic news of mass abductions of students and staff at the college of Agriculture Bakura, Zamfara State yesternight.
The bandits also killed some security personnel.