A combined team of Police operatives is currently in hot pursuit of bandits who today, June 17, 2021 attacked the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri, Kebbi State.
According to a statement obtained by Money Central, the team comprising operatives from the Police Mobile Force, Anti-kidnapping and Counter-terrorism units are currently combing nearby forests, routes and suspected hideouts of the criminals.
In a statement which was signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Kebbi State Police Command, DSP Nafiu Abubakar condermned the attack.
The statement which was signed on behalf of the Kebbi State Commissioner of Police, CP Adeleke Adeyinka assured parents and guardians of students that the Command is following credible leads and intensifying efforts to track the assailants and ensure the rescue of the missing students and teachers.
Meanwhile, Police has confirmed the death of a policeman, while one of the students was said to have been injured during the attack.
Following the attack, three teachers and yet to be ascertained number of students are still missing.
However, the Commissioner of Police appeals to residents of Kebbi State to assist the Police with prompt information that would aid in solving the crime and apprehending the criminals.
He assures that the Command will do everything within its power to ensure that the abducted persons are safely reunited with their families and perpetrators brought to book.