Police in Zamfara have said that four cooks were abducted at Government Girls Comprehensive Secondary School in Moriki town on Wednesday night.
The state police commissioner, Celestine Okoye, on Thursday said that no student was kidnapped, Premium Times reports.
“We have confirmed reports of an attack on the school in Moriki, but no students were abducted. Unfortunately, four cooks were abducted from the school,” Mr Okoye was quoted as saying.
BBC Hausa had quoted a source who said that bandits whisked away two teachers and four nursing students – after failed attempts to break the hostels’ locks.
The source also said one man was shot dead by the bandits. The CP, however, did not mention the case of death.
Okoye also said police would make known the details of the incident very soon and that efforts were underway to secure the release of the cooks.