The Niger state government has released the names of the staff and students of the Government Science College, Kagara, who were abducted on Wednesday, February 17.
Bandits in military uniform had stormed the school environment and kidnapped 27 students, 5 staff members, and an unconfirmed number of the staff relatives.
The names of the abducted students were giving as Jamilu Isah, Shem Joshua, Abbas Abdullahi, Isah Abdullahi, Ezekeil Danladi, Haliru Shuibu, Mamuda Suleman, Danzakar Dauda, Abdulsamad Sanusi, Bashir Abbas, Suleman Lawal, Abdullahi Adamu and Habakuk Augustine.
Others are Idris Mohammed, Musa Adamu, Abdulkarim Abdulrahman, Abubakar Danjumma, Abdullahi Abubakar, Bashir Kamalideen, Mohammed Salisu, Yusuf M Kabir, Isah Abdullah Makusidi, Polineous Vicente, Lawal Bello, Mohammed K Shehu, Mubarak Sidi and Abdulsamad Nuhu.
The student shot and killed by the bandits in the school premises was Benjamin Habila.
The names of the abducted teachers are Hannatu Philip, Lawal Abdullahi, and Dodo Fodio while the non-teaching staff are Mohammed Musa and Faiza Mohammed.
The names of the abducted family members of the staff were given as Christiana Adama, Faith Adama, Maimuna Suleman, Nura Isah, Ahmad Isah, Khadizat Isah, Mohammed Mohammed, Aisha Isah, and Saratu Isah.