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Niger state shuts down schools as bandits kidnap students

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Niger state shuts down schools as bandits kidnap students
Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has ordered the immediate closure of all boarding schools in Rafi, Munya, Shiroro and Mariga Local Government Areas of the State.

Bello took the decision following the abduction of some students of the Government Science College (GSC) Kagara, in Niger State.

It was gathered that gunmen stormed the school in military uniform and kidnapped the students on Wednesday morning.

Security agencies have been able to detect the coordinates and nature of the area.

Reacting in a tweet on the official Twitter page of the state Governor, Bello said, ”Flash: The Niger State Government has directed the immediate closure of All Boarding Schools in Rafi, Munya, Shiroro and Mariga Local Government Areas as a result of the insecurity situation in the areas.”

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