Identities of Kidnapped Teachers in Birnin-Gwari School Attack Revealed

Kaduna State Government has confirmed abduction of three teachers in the Monday morning attack on LEA Primary School Rema, Magajin Gari Ward 2, of Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the State. The government gave the identity of the abducted teachers as; Rabiu Salisu, Umar Hassan, and Bala Adamu.

It was earlier reported that, bandits on motorcycles stormed the primary school around 9:45am on Monday with sophisticated weapons, abducting unspecified number of students and teachers.

The state’s Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan while addressing journalists Monday afternoon, said the bandits also rustled several cattle and went away with five motorcycles and other valuables.

“Security reports have revealed that the bandits rustled several cattle and went away with five motorcycles and other valuables.

“In summary, as it stands, three teachers of the Rema Primary School, Birnin Gwari LGA have been kidnapped, and following thorough checks, we can verify that no pupil was kidnapped.

“The Military and other security agencies in the Birnin Gwari general area are in hot pursuit of the bandits to ensure that the three kidnapped persons are rescued safely,” he said.