Gunmen stormed Kaduna state Nigeria and attacked the Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic in the local government area of Kaduna State last night, June 10.
A yet-to-be ascertained a number of students and lecturers were abducted by the suspected kidnappers during the attack.
Reports said a student, unfortunately, lost his life during the mishap after they started shooting, many others sustained varying degrees of injuries.
Similar incidents of abduction of school children have been recorded in November 2020 when two school children and a staff of the Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, Zaria, Kaduna State, were abducted by gunmen.
Another staff of the school, whose name was given as Sunusi Hassan, narrowly escaped being abducted, but was shot in the hand by the bandits, and was later taken to the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Shika, Zaria.
It was learnt that the incident happened last Saturday at 9 p.m. when the hoodlums invaded the staff quarters of the main campus of the institution, owned by the Kaduna State Government.
The incident happened on the heel of students’ resumption after a long break as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown.
The Rector of the Polytechnic, Mr. Kabir Abdullahi, confirmed the incident, saying the bandits gained entrance into the school premises at about 9p.m. last Saturday.
The school Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic is a tertiary education institution in Zaria Kaduna State, Nigeria.
It was established on 2 February 1989 by the Kaduna state government to provide training and development techniques in the Field of engineering, applied science, commerce and other spheres of learning.
Nuhu Bamalli Poly is one of the tertiary teaching institutions owned and managed by the Kaduna State government.