President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Armed Forces and Police to ensure the immediate and safe return of all those abducted from Government Science College, Kagara, Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, earlier today (Wednesday)

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement said the President has also dispatched to Minna, the state capital, a team of security chiefs to coordinate the rescue operation and meet with state officials and other stakeholders.

The statement read in part, “President Muhammadu Buhari has received reports of the brazen attack on Government Science College, Kagara, Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, following which a yet to be ascertained number of staff and students have been abducted by gunmen.

“Following these reports, the President has directed the Armed Forces and Police, to ensure immediate and safe return of all the captives.

“The President has also dispatched to Minna, Niger State a team of security chiefs to coordinate the rescue operation and meet with state officials, community leaders, as well as parents and staff of the College.

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