Police reassure efforts to free students who were abducted in Zamfara, On Sunday, the Zamfara Police Command told the public that security personnel were working to free the remaining Federal University Gusau students who had been abducted.

    The command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Yazid Abubakar, made a statement on this in Gusau.

    Numerous students from the Federal University of Gusau, including both male and female students, were recently abducted by bandits, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

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    According to the statement, “Suspected bandits with sophisticated weaponry raided rented student hostels in Sabongida neighborhood near the university on September 22 at approximately 0250 hours.

    “Unfortunately, the bandits abducted an undetermined number of pupils and took them to an unidentified location.

    “The search and rescue efforts by the command, working with the security personnel, resulted in the successful rescue of 7 of the abducted victims.

    “The rescued victims were reunited with the university administration.”

    The PPRO urged the populace to maintain their composure as “the command, working with other security agencies, is attempting to rescue the remaining students from the kidnappers.”


    Muhammad Dalijan, the state police commissioner, visited the scene of the incident in the interim and put some precautions in place to prevent a repeat of the tragedy.

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