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Published On: Thu, Oct 6th, 2016

JUST IN: Suspected Militants Raid Lagos School, Kidnap Principals, Students

LAGOS OCTOBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Report filtering in from House of Representatives, says kidnappers, on Thursday morning, stormed Lagos State Model College, Igbo Nla in Epe, Lagos.
The assailants, suspected to be militants, perpetrated struck in early hours when the students were supposedly having their daily morning assembly.

The gunmen abducted the principal of the junior secondary school whose name is Mr Oyesola and Mr Akirinmade who is the Principal of the senior secondary school.
They also abducted some of the school students.
The member representing Epe constituency, Wale Raji, presented the case to the House of Representatives.
Mr. 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,” Mr. Raji said.
He appealed to the House to call on the Inspector General Of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris and the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State to swing into action.
He begged them to treat the case as a matter of urgency.
The House in turn, suspended other proceedings to attend to the matter and as such adopted the motion for the police to mobilize and rescue the principals and students safe.
The police spokesperson in Lagos State, Bisi Kolawole affirmed that 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.

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