At least one person has been shot dead as gunmen on Thursday attacked Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic in Zaria, Kaduna State, kidnapping many students and some lecturers from the institution premises.
It was gathered that the deceased student died on it way to hospital after the bandits struck.
Although the number of students kidnapped has not be ascertained, it was gathered that two lecturers were identified as part of the victims forcefully taken away by the terrorists.
The abducted lecturers are Mr Habila Nasai from General Studies Department and Mr Adamu Shehu Shika from Accounting Department, Daily Trust reported.
The Institution’s Public Relations Officer, Abdallah Shehu, confirmed the incident on Friday morning.
This is the third major attack on a higher institution in Kaduna in three months.
On March 11, 2021, gunmen abducted students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Igabi LGA, in Kaduna.
On April 20, 2021, students of Greenfield University were kidnapped from the school campus in Chikun LGA, still in Kaduna.