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Katsina Abduction: Gov Masari Confirms 333 Out of 839 Students Still Missing
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Katsina Abduction: Gov Masari Confirms 333 Out of 839 Students Still Missing

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Sunday confirmed that a total of 333 students of Government Science School, Kankara, Katsina State are missing following the bandits’ attack on Friday night. Masari disclosed this when he received a Federal Government delegation led by the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno on Sunday, Channels Television reports. The governor while explaining that the school has a population of 839 students noted that those abducted cut across board as the school had students from all parts of the state and beyond the state. He said, “Based on the available record we have, we are still searching for 333 students through either the forest or their parents to ascertain the actual number that has been kidnapped,” “We are still counting because mor...
Buhari Condemns Bandits’ Attack on Katsina School
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Buhari Condemns Bandits’ Attack on Katsina School

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the attack by bandits at the Government Science School, Kankara in Katsina State where students were allegedly taken captive. This was contained in a statement released by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled “President Buhari strongly condemns bandit’s attack on Katsina school.” Buhari directed the immediate deployment of officers of the Nigeria Police force and the Nigerian Army to track down the attackers to ensure that no student gets missing or harmed. The president asked the school authorities to carry out an audit of the population of the students following sporadic shootings reported in and around the school that lead to scores of students fleeing to safety. He also urged parents a...