School abduction: Niger state governor travels abroad on a security mission

The Niger state governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has left the country on a security mission, this was before over 200 students of an Islamic school located at Tegina in the Rafi Local Government Area the state were abducted.

This is according to a statement released by the Chief Press Secretary to the state governor, Mary Noel Berje.

The statement reads;

”Gov Abubakar Sani Bello has left the country on a security mission.

The Governor who had left the country to explore all possibilities of strengthening the state’s security architecture before the incident happened, is expected back soon.

He has, however, given directives to the security operatives and state govt officials to do all they can towards ensuring the safe return of the abducted Tegina Islamiyya children and others.”

Over 200 students of an Islamic school located at Tegina in the Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State have been abducted.

The attacked happen on Sunday May 30 around 4:30pm and one person was reportedly shot dead while another is critically injured.

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