SHOCKING: Unknown Gunmen Kidnap Teachers, Students In Lagos
There is panic within the Lagos metropolis, following an attack on as secondary school, by some unknown gunmen.
The gunmen who are yet to be identified, reportedly kidnapped students and teachers of the Government Model College, Igbonla, Epe, on Thursday, October 6. Following the ugly development, the House of Representatives has called on the security agencies in the country to intensify rescue efforts for high school students and teachers kidnapped.
The call came just as police confirmed to newsmen that two of the students have regained freedom while search continues for the others, including the school principal.
Premium Times reports that the House’s resolution followed a motion by Wale Raji, a lawmaker from the state, under matters of urgent national importance.
The House heard from Mr Raji how some suspected kidnappers attacked Government Model College, Igbonla, Epe, on Thursday morning just as students were observing early morning prayers in the assembly.
Raji said he was told about the development shortly after the House resumed plenary today and he was compelled to bring it to the attention of the House and, by extension, the country.
“I am just learning that a group of kidnappers struck today in my constituency where they kidnapped students and principals,” Raji said.
The police spokesperson in Lagos state, Bisi Kolawole, told newsmen two of the students have been rescued, leaving two more students, a teacher and the school principal.
“We’re still on their trail to rescue the others who include the principal, a teacher and two students,” Ms Kolawole, an assistant commissioner of police, said.