More than 400 students have gone missing after a gunmen attack on a secondary school in Katsina State, Nigeria, which is struggling with civil war. The family suspects that their children have been kidnapped. Due to the disappearance of the piece of his jigger, the parents have a weeping condition and are now requesting help from the government to trace the innocent.
Katcina Police spokesman Gambo Isa said in a statement that a large group of bandits fired at the Government Science Secondary School in Kankara on Friday night with AK-47 rifles. Isa said that the firing continued between the police and the attackers, allowing the students to flee the school wall and escape safely. He said that 400 students are missing while 200 have been traced.
It is being told that the school has more than 600 students. Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the attack on a secondary school in Kasina State, Nigeria and the disappearance of at least 400 students. News agency Xinhua was quoted by Guterres spokesman Stephen Dujarik as saying that the Secretary-General had called for the immediate and unconditional release of the abducted children and to send them back safely to their families.
‘Looking for students in the woods’
Guterres reiterated that attacking schools and other educational facilities is a gross violation of human rights. In the statement, he has urged Nigerian authorities to bring those responsible for this act to justice. The Secretary-General also spoke of supporting the government of Nigeria and the people of the United Nations in the fight against terrorism, violent extremism and organized crime.
Please tell that on the night of December 11, the Government Science Secondary School was attacked. The school, located in the Kankara area of the state, houses 839 students. State Governor Aminu Masari said on Sunday, “Based on the records available to us, we are still searching for the kidnapped students in the jungles.” We are counting the children coming out of the forest and talking to their parents. ‘