The Kaduna State Government on Friday confirmed terrorists’ attack on Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, stating that the state had been briefed.
Samuel Aruwan, the state Commissioner of, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, confirmed that during the invasion, bandits killed one student.
He noted that one student was also injured, while about eight students and two lecturers of the school were abducted.
He confirmed that the bandits attacked the main campus of the polytechnic late on Thursday night.
Aruwan noted that the bandits invaded the staff quarters of the campus, shooting sporadically, stressing that in the process, two students were hit.
Aruwan gave the names of the affected students as Ahmad Muhammad and Haruna Isyaku Duniya.
“They were rushed to the hospital for medical attention. Sadly, Ahmad Muhammad succumbed to his wounds and died early this morning. Haruna Isyaku Duniya is still receiving treatment,” Aruwan explained.
Aruwan added that Governor Nasir El-Rufai received the briefing with sadness and prayed for the repose of the soul of the student killed while sending condolences to his family.
The governor also wished the injured student a speedy recovery.
As of the time of this update, senior government officials and security agencies are conducting security assessments and interfacing with the management and students of the institution.