“1 student killed, 2 lecturers and about 8 students were kidnapped in the recent attack in Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, Zaria,” the Kaduna State Government confirmed.
Confirming the incident, Friday, Mr.Samuel Aruwan, the Kaduna State Commissioner, for Internal Security and Home Affairs, said in a statement that”
Kaduna State Government has been briefed by security agencies of an attack by bandits at the main campus of the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, late on Thursday night. “
“According to the briefing, the bandits invaded the staff quarters of the campus, shooting sporadically. In the process, two students were hit and sustained gunshot injuries. They were identified as: Ahmad Muhammad and Haruna Isyaku Duniya.
“They were rushed to the hospital for medical attention. Sadly, Ahmad Muhammad succumbed to his wounds and died early this morning. Haruna Isyaku Duniya is still receiving treatment.”
“Two lecturers and about eight students were abducted from the institution during the attack,” Aruwan said.
“As at the time of this update, senior government officials and security agencies are conducting security assessments and interfacing with the management and students of the institution. The public will be updated on further developments.”