Gunmen attack Polytechnic in Kaduna state, abduct lecturers, family members

Gunmen Thursday night attacked Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, in Kaduna State, abducting some lecturers and their families.

An official of Kaduna Sate Vigilance Service who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) but did not want his name mentioned, said some students of the institution were also injured.

The official, who did not give details, said the incident occurred on Thursday night between 10.30pm and 11pm.

Contacted on the matter, Malam Abdullahi Shehu, Public Relations Officer of the institution, confirmed the incident, adding that management was trying to ascertain the exact number of people affected.

Similarly, ASP. Mohammed Jalige, Police Public Relations Officer, Kaduna State Command, also confirmed the incident to NAN, but said he was still awaiting details on the matter.

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He promised to get in touch with newsmen as soon as such details were available.

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