The Zamfara State Government has confirmed the abduction of students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in the Talata-Mafara Local Government area of the state.

The State Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs, Abubakar Dauranwho confirmed the abduction in a brief interview on Friday morning said the number of students abducted is yet to be ascertained.

He said: “I can confirm to you now that we have sadly received the report on the abduction of the students of GGSS Jangebe and right now, I am on my way to the school.

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“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

The Gunmen in their numbers were said to have invaded the town in the early hours of Friday shooting sporadically into the air to scare residents before entering the school and taking some of the girls.