Bandits kill student, abducts eight with two lecturers at Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, Zaria.

Bandits again on Thursday night, attacked Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria and killed one student, injured another, before kidnapping eight students and two Lecturers.

Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, disclosed this on Friday morning.

Kaduna State Government has been briefed by security agencies of an attack by armed bandits at the main campus of the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria late on Thursday night.

“According to the briefing, the bandits invaded the staff quarters of the campus, shooting sporadically.

“In the process, two students in the process were hit and sustained gunshot injuries. They were identified as: Ahmad Muhammad and Haruna Isyaku Duniya

“They were rushed to the hospital for medical attention. Sadly, Ahmad Muhammad succumbed to his wounds and died early this Friday morning. Haruna Isyaku Duniya is still receiving treatment.

“Two lecturers and about eight students were abducted from the institution during the attack.

“Governor Nasir El-Rufai received the briefing with sadness and prayed for the repose of the soul of the student killed, while sending condolences to his family. He wished the injured student a speedy recovery.

“As at the time of this update, senior government officials and security agencies are conducting security assessments and interfacing with the management and students of the institution. The public will be updated on further developments,” he said.



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