Some pupils from a Universal Basic Education primary school at Rama in Birnin-Gwari LGA of Kaduna state have been kidnapped.
The PUNCH could not ascertain the number of abducted pupils as of the time of filing this report.
It was learnt that the gunmen also abducted some teachers from the school
It was also gathered that the gunmen came on about 12 motorcycles.
The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the attack in a statement on Monday,
Part of the statement read, “The Kaduna State Government is receiving security reports of kidnapping of some pupils and teachers in a primary school located in Rema, Birnin Gwari local government area.
“According to preliminary reports, the incident occurred at an LEA Primary School in the LGA.
“The Kaduna State Government is currently obtaining details on the actual number of pupils and teachers reported to have been kidnapped and will issue a comprehensive statement as soon as possible.”