A Federal Government delegation have arrived Minna, Niger State as efforts to rescue the abducted students of the Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State, intensified.
The delegation include National Security Adviser (NSA) Mohammed Babagana Monguno and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu ,the Minister of Police Affairs,Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi.
Also part of the delegation is the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed and Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola.
President Muhammadu Buhari has also dispatched to Minna, Niger State a delegation team of security chiefs to coordinate the rescue operation and meet with state officials, community leaders, as well as parents and staff of the College.
Some gunmen had earlier on Wednesday morning gained access to the school around 2:00 am, dressed in military uniform, shooting sporadically into the air and abducted students,teachers and families of the school.
Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello in his statewide broadcast earlier had confirmed the abduction 27 school students, three staff and 12 family members .
Also, 40 passengers from Kontagora to Minna were abducted by suspected gunman on February 14.