CP Ayuba Elkana Addressing Journalists

The Zamfara State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of 73 Students of Government Day Secondary school, Kaya of Maradun LGA

According to a Press Statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, of the Command, the abduction followed the invasion of the school by large number of armed bandits that occurred today (Wednesday) at exactly 11:22am in the Morning.

He explained that, the Command under the leadership of CP Ayuba N Elkanah psc+ has deployed search and rescue team that was mandated to work in synergy with the military to ensure the safe rescue of the abducted students

The PPRO noted that, the CP has further appealed to the General Public especially parents and relatives of the abducted students to exercise patience and continue to pray for the success of the Ongoing rescue operation.

Adding that, Security has also been beefed up at Kaya Village and environ to forestall further attack on the communities and further development will be made known to members of the public.