Headteacher confirms abduction of 287 pupils from Kaduna schools

The Headteacher of LEA Primary School in Kuriga, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state, Sani Abdullahi has confirmed the abduction of 287 students from the Primary and secondary school by bandits.

Abdullahi, on Thursday, revealed that he was also among those kidnapped but later escaped alongside some students.

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The headteacher stated this during a visit by the state governor, Uba Sani.

Abdullahi provided a breakdown, stating that 187 students from the secondary section and 125 from the primary section were abducted, with 25 later returning.

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He also explained that a vigilante member attempting to rescue the victims was killed and has since been buried.

Governor Uba Sani assured the community during his visit that the government is committed to ensuring the safe and unharmed return of the kidnapped students.