By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of the Principal of Government Technical College, Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The confirmation was contained in a statement signed by the Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, Kaduna State Command, ASP Suleiman Abubakar, made available on Thursday October 10, 2019.
“The Command received information through DPO Kajuru, in the early hours of today 10/10/2019,at about 0220hrs , group of Armed Men Invaded Government Technical College Kajuru, a Boarding Secondary School in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna state and started shooting sporadically in the process abducted one Mr. Francis Maji the Principal of the school.
“On receipt of the information, team of Policemen were immediately mobilized to the area with a view to rescuing the victim and arresting the perpetrators. The Police timely intervention help in preventing the hoodlums From gaining access to the students hostel,” it said.
The Command informed that it has also fortified security within the general area.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Ali Aji Janga psc assures the public that the Command is working round the clock to tame the recent change of tactics by the enemies of peace who now resort to soft targets.
“The CP called on the general public and particularly parents not to be deterred by the recent attack by hoodlums on schools, as the Command is making relentless efforts to prevent future occurrence of the unfortunate incident,” it assured.
The Command further assured the people of the state that, it remains resolute in its commitment to safety of all citizens, as that is, its onerous responsibility.