Kagara School Boys: Troops in Hot Pursuit of Bandits in Niger State

Olayemi Esan

The Nigerian Army(NA) has mobilized troops and are currently in hot pursuit of the criminal elements in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State where members of staff and students of Government Science School, Kagara were kidnapped by Bandits.

Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima said this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.

He stressed that in the report making rounds on traditional and on line media, it was reported that the bandits gained entry into the school in the early hours of today Wednesday 17 February 2021 and abducted unspecified number of members of staff and students of the School.

Yerima also added that, the Nigerian Army in line with it's constitutional mandate wishes to reassure the general public that troops in operational synergy with Sister security agencies are in hot pursuit of the criminal elements in order to ensure safe return of the kidnapped victims.

Furthermore, the Army spokesperson said the Nigerian Army also wishes to call on members of the general public to provide actionable information to security agencies that would lead to the arrest of these criminal elements.

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