Kaduna: Unknown gunmen abduct college principal in Kajuru


Barely a week after six school girls and two teachers were abducted from Engravers College Kaduna, Government Technical College on Thursday suffered another blow, as the school principal was abducted by unknown gunmen.


According to the Kaduna State Police Command, Mr Francis Maji was kidnapped in the early hours of Thursday at the premises of the boarding school, while concerted efforts by security agents prevented the kidnappers from abducting any of the students from their hostel. 
“The Command received information through DPO Kajuru, in the early hours of today 10/10/2019, at about 0220hrs, group of armed men invaded Government Technical College Kajuru, a boarding secondary school in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna state and started shooting sporadically in the process abducted one Mr. Francis Maji, the Principal of the school. 


A statement by the Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Suleiman Abubakar said that, “on receipt of the information, team of policemen were immediately mobilized to the area with a view to rescuing  the victim and arresting the perpetrators. 
“The Police timely intervention help in preventing the hoodlums from gaining access to the students hostel. The Command has also fortified security within the general area.

“The Commissioner of Police CP Ali Aji Janga assures the public that the Command is working round the clock to tame the recent change of tactics by the enemies of peace who now resort to soft targets.
“The CP called on the general public and particularly parents not to be deterred by the recent attack by hoodlums on schools, as the Command is making relentless efforts to prevent future occurrence of the unfortunate incident.


“The Command is further assuring the good people of the state that, it remained resolute in its commitment to safety of all citizens, as that is, its onerous responsibility,” the Deputy PPRO said. 

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