The management of Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic in Zaria, Kaduna state has announced the indefinite suspension of academic activities following the recent attack on the institution by suspected bandits.


According to NAN, Mahmud Kwarbai, its information officer, broke the news in a statement on Friday.

On Thursday, a student was killed in an attack by the gunmen while 10 people, comprising eight students and two lecturers, were abducted.

Kwarbai said the attack had created tension, hence the indefinite suspension of activities at the institution.


The information officer added that students had subsequently been directed to vacate the institution immediately.

He, however, said IJMB students were excluded as their external exam conducted by Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) would commence on June 15.

Earlier, a source revealed that the gunmen who were in large numbers shot sporadically upon entering the school.


“The bandits invaded our school at about 11 pm yesterday (Thursday) and abducted two academic staff and three students,” he said.

“The wife and two children of staff were also kidnapped but they were released this morning (Friday).

“Two students were shot by the kidnappers, one of them, a HND II Statistics student, died this morning (Friday) while the other is receiving medical attention.”


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