The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) within the state, SP Muhammad Shehu, who made the affirmation in a press release in Gusau on Thursday, mentioned no pupil was kidnapped.
“On the first Might 2019 at about 2130hrs, DPO Zurmi obtained a misery name that unidentified variety of armed males entered Authorities Women Secondary college Moriki via the again fence with intent to assault the college and abduct college students.
“On the spur of the second, a mixed staff of PMF/CTU/ and Civilian JTF personnel headed by the DPO mobilised to the college and confronted the armed males and stopped them from getting access to the scholars’ hostels” he acknowledged
Based on him, the armed males took a retreat again to the bush.
“No college students have been kidnapped as earlier reported by some media outfits; nevertheless, two 2 caterers and three of their kids have been later found lacking.
“The police are collaborating with the college authority to determine the whereabouts of the lacking individuals.
“A search and rescue operation staff has been dispatched to the encircling bushes for an intensive combing,” he added.
In the meantime, NAN experiences that safety has been beefed up within the college and its environs to forestall future prevalence.
Shehu known as on members of the general public to be very vigilant and report any suspicious character to the police for immediate response.