Police commences manhunt for 6 kidnapped students in Lagos

There has been confusion since early in the day when kidnappers
stormed a school in Lagos and took six students away
- While photographs of how the kidnappers entered the school have
emerged, the state commissioner of police has commenced search for
the victims
Fatai Owoseni, the commissioner of police in Lagos state, is leading a team
as the manhunt for the kidnappers of six students of Igbonla Model School,
near Epe commences.
The team is to ensure that the victims who were kidnapped from their
school as early as 5:00 am on Thursday, May 25, 2017 are rescued alive.
A statement obtained by NAIJ.com said that Owoseni, in company of top
police officers in the state, led a search and rescue team to the school and
adjoining waterways as well as forest in search of the gunmen.
Ftai Owoseni leading a team of the Nigeria Police Force in
search of the students
NAIJ.com learnt that source at the scene of the incident disclosed that the
kidnappers used the Imeru/Iji waterway to access the swampy forest
bordering the school.
They bore a hole on a part of the school fence to gain entrance into the
compound while the children were still asleep.
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Owoseni, who was at the school very early in the morning, appealed for
calmness from parents and guardian of the kidnapped school children to
enable security agencies focus on rescue operations.
He added that security agencies were intensifying efforts towards ensuring
the safety and security of the people of Lagos.