Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Chibok Girls Abduction 2.0? Students Missing After Boko Haram Attacked Yobe Girls School

Scores of female students are reportedly missing following attack by suspected Boko haram insurgents on Government Girls Secondary School Dapchi, Yobe state, Northeast East Nigeria on Monday.

A source in the school told Daily Trust that the number of missing students was realized after an afternoon roll call on the students.

On whether the students were abducted, he said, "We cannot say, because the insurgents went into the students hostel, and many of these students scaled fence to the bushes. Until final list of these students no one can tell if they are abducted or not".

He said some parents have also reported to the school authority that there children had reached their homes safely, "And, we are calling on parents to help the school update its list by reporting immediately if their children arrived home safely."

The State Commissioner of Education, who is outside the state on official assignment, said a competent team has been dispatched to the school.

"The team is profiling the students to know those who are missing? And, how many of them were able to return or ran to their families at home", he said.

The Police commissioner, Yobe State command, Abdumaliki Sunmonu, said there has been no case of abduction in the girls school.

Culled from: Daily Trust Newspaper