Governor Nasir El-Rufai-led government on Friday confirmed the abduction of two lecturers and eight students in the attack on Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria on Thursday.
The Commissioner for internal security and home affairs, Samuel Aruwan noted that one student was shot dead in the attack.
Aruwan further stated that security agents in the state have briefed the state government on the incident.
The commissioner noted that the bandits stormed the institution’s staff quarters on the campus, shooting sporadically and in the “process, two students were hit and sustained gunshot injuries’’.
“They were rushed to the hospital for medical attention. Sadly, one of the victims died early this (Friday) morning, while the other is receiving treatment,’’ he said.
He noted that the state Governor was saddened by the incident and prayed for the repose of the soul of the student killed.
“El-Rufai wished the injured student a speedy recovery,’’ he said.
He added that senior government officials and security agencies are deliberating with the management and students of the institution.
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