Gunmen on Friday abducted yet to be ascertained number of schoolgirls from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Talata Mafara local government area of Zamfara state.
BBC Hausa service reports that about 300 female students were abducted by the gunmen.
This is coming less than 10 days after terrorists killed a student, abducted 27 students and three staff of Government Science college, Kagara, Niger state. 12 relatives of the staff and students were also kidnapped in the process.
A resident in Kawaye village, who identified himself as Sadi Kawaye said that his daughters, Mansura and Sakina were among those abducted.
“I’m on my to Jangebe now to see the situation myself. I was told they invaded the school around 1:00am,” he said.
The spokesman of the state police command, SP Muhammad Shehu didn’t deny the abduction but pleaded for time to ascertain the true situation.
“Give me some times, I can’t say anything now,” he said