Good day, welcome to the latest Kaduna State online news headlines update for today, Wednesday, March 17th 2021, on AllNews.
Some unknown gunmen have abducted students of Universal Basic Education primary school at Rama in Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The heavily armed gunmen who invaded the school on Monday morning also abducted some teachers from the school. Read more here.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to declare a state of emergency in the education sector, warning that payment of a ransom to bandits will cause long-term destruction in Nigeria.
Atiku stated this while reacting to the recent kidnap of some school students in Kaduna State on Monday, March 15 via his verified Twitter handle. Read more here.
The Kaduna State Government has said that only three teachers were kidnapped by bandits at the UBE Rema Primary School, Magajin Gari Ward 2 in the Brinin Gwari Local Government Area of the state.
This was disclosed by the state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, during his confirmation of the incident at a press conference, adding that no single student of the school was kidnapped. Read more here.
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