From Abdullahi Tukur

Kebbi State Police Command has confirmed attack on Federal Government College Birnin Yauri in the state where three teachers and yet to be ascertained number of students are missing and the killing of a Police man.

In a statement by the Command’s PRO, DSP Nafiu Abubakar in Birnin Kebbi, said a combined team of Police operatives are in hot pursuit of bandits who attacked the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri, Kebbi State.

He said, the team comprising operatives from the Police Mobile Force, Anti-kidnapping and Counter-terrorism units are combing nearby forests, routes and suspected hideouts of the criminals.

The statement said, the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adeleke Adeyinka, while condemning the attack, assured parents and guardians of students that the Command was following credible leads and intensifying efforts to track the assailants and ensure the rescue of the missing students and teachers.

According to the statement, the Commissioner of Police appealed to residents of Kebbi State to assist the Police with prompt information that would aid in solving the crime and apprehending the criminals.

He added that the Command would do everything within its power to ensure, the abducted persons are safely reunited with their families and perpetrators brought to book.