Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have invaded the Staff quarters of Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic Zaria in Kaduna State.
The spokesman of Kaduna State Police Command, Mr Mohammed Jalige told Channels Television that the gunmen invaded the Polytechnic around 10pm on Saturday, November 14, 2020 and headed straight to the Staff quarters where they shot one person and abducted three others.
One of the victims of the attack, Mr Sanusi Hassan was shot while trying to escape from being kidnapped, but two of his children were kidnapped by the gunmen.
Another victim of the attack is the Head of Engineering Department, Engr Bello Atiku, who was abducted by gunmen.
The incident comes barely a week after the Schools resumed for academic activities, following a long break due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Police spokesperson, however, assured that security operatives have launched a manhunt of the kidnappers with a view to rescuing the victims and arresting the criminals.
Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic is an Institution with its main campus located along Kaduna-Zaria road with additional campuses at Tudun Wada Gaskiya, and Samaru Kataf, in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.