Gunmen have abducted some students and teachers at the College of Agriculture and Animal Health in Bakura, Zamfara state.
Aliyu Bakura, deputy registrar of the college, confirmed the development to BBC Hausa.
“Last Sunday night around 10pm they entered and opened fire and took away 15 students and a teacher and his wife and two children,” he said.
Atiku said after spending one hour, “two staff and one student escaped from the bandits after they kidnapped them and returned to the school early this morning.
“As I am talking to you now, we have formally discovered that the bandits have kidnapped 15 students all of them male, three women and one person who is also our staff and killed two of our security watchmen, one police officer,” he said.
A source close to the incident, said “the gunmen came on motorcycles and arrived at the school on Sunday evening, shooting sporadically”.
This incident is coming just a few weeks after bandits abducted students of Bethel Baptist High School in Damishi, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state