A teacher from the Zamfara Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, has narrated how some angry parents pulled down doors and windows of the school after Friday’s kidnap incident – Daily Trust
Expect News reported that Gunmen had stormed the school in the early hours of Friday, Kidnapping the college students.
In a brief talk with the Daily Trust, the teacher said many parents entered the school after the incident.
He stated that some of those whose children were abducted fainted in the school while those who found their children unharmed, tried to take them away but the school management initially stopped them for safety concerns.
The source also disclosed that the parents were said to have reacted negatively, by mounting pressure on the school authorities to let them in.
“Initially, the school authorities prevented them from going with the remaining students but they got angry and began to pull down doors and windows of the buildings in the school and the authorities had to yield to their demands,” he added.
According to the teacher, after the abduction, not more than 50 students could be accounted for in the school with population of over 600 students.
He further said the abductors first attacked soldiers in the town before invading the school.
“When the gunmen laid siege, they attacked the soldiers stationed in the community before they gained entry into the school. Some people told us that they stationed vehicles at the outskirts of the school.”
“Security Operatives and the local vigilante groups are trailing the gunmen and dozens of other residents have volunteered to take part in the search,” he said.