About 94 female students have been abducted following a Boko Haram attack on Government Girls Secondary School at Dapchi town in Bursari local government area of Yobe state.
SaharaReporters claims that the school authorities revealed that at least 94 students were missing after a head count conducted on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
The Nigerian military, as well as the Yobe police command, are yet to give a figure of casualties or missing persons following the insurgents’ attack on the village on Monday night, February 19, 2018.
The school has been closed down while education authorities and security forces in the state began efforts to locate the missing students.
Yobe police command yet to confirm alleged missing students.
Premium Times reported that the Yobe State police commissioner, Sunmonu Abdulmaliki, said that the school was attacked, but no immediate confirmation that any of the schoolgirls were abducted.
Abdulmaliki said: “Quite alright, the school was attacked.
“As at today, both the parents and the school authorities are doing a headcount.
“The school has up to 900 students, some of them are on farms, some of them have not resumed.
“I am sure by morning tomorrow, I should get the details from the ministry to know whether there are missing children or not.”