16.08.2021 news Bandits Kill 4, Abduct Many at Zamfara College of Agriculture

Published 16th Aug, 2021

By Gabriel Ogunjobi

A group of bandits have killed four persons and kidnapped many others after attacking Zamfara College of Agriculture in Bakura Local Government Area of the state on Sunday evening.

Atiku Aliyu Bakura, the Deputy Registrar of the school, broke the news to BBC Hausa on Monday morning. 

According to Bakura, all the dead victims were security officials, including a police officer.

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The Registrar estimated that 15 students, a teacher, and his wife had gone missing since the attack happened.

On Saturday evening, a group of bandits had also attacked three villages in Sokoto State and killed nine people.

Shehu Mohammed, the state’s police spokesman, said he would call FIJ back for updates on the situation but had not done so as of the time of this report.

Meanwhile, this is not the first time bandits would invade the college. In July, the provost and one other teacher were abducted but released after four days.

Published 16th Aug, 2021

By Gabriel Ogunjobi


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