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Gunmen Invade Kaduna School, Snatch NECO Question Papers

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Gunmen have snatched National Examination Council of Nigeria (NECO) final year examinations papers ‎uring an invasion of Government Secondary School in Unguwar Sarki, Kaduna.

Naija News reports that the gunmen invaded the school and snatched the bag containing the paper thinking it was money that was inside it.

It was gathered that the incident caused pandemonium as the students who were candidates were waiting to write their papers and teachers scampered to safety in the fear that the gunmen were kidnappers.

A former councillor of the area Zubairu Shan’una told Daily Trust that the gunmen trailed the NECO supervisor in her car from a commercial bank where she fetched the examination question papers and answer sheets to the school premises.

According to him, the gunmen mistook the contents of the bag for money.

It was gathered that they demanded she hands over the bulk of the wrapped papers to them and threatened to shoot her if she refused.‎

A student of the school Mubarak Ahmed said the robbers came into the school and made away with the examination papers.

They only took away the examination papers without touching anybody and left with it thinking it was money,” he said.

Similarly, another ‎final year student, Fa’iza Usman, said the gunmen asked the staff present to hand over the bag containing the papers at gunpoint.

”It was after they left that we started running thinking they were kidnappers,” she said.

 

Source: Naija News

Ige Olugbenga is a fine-grained journalist. He loves the smell of a good lead and has a penchant for finding out something nobody else knows. Gbenga is an alumnus of the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State and The Polytechnic, Ibadan.