state’s Commissioner of Police, Patrick Egbuniwe, confirmed to Channels Television That a 15 year old set of twins were slaughtered while the oldest private school in the state-Yobe Children’s Academy was also burned down.
According to the Police boss, the
cases of night killings and burning of schools has increased at an alarming rate in
the state capital as hoodlums no longer use gun or explosive devices
but resort to slaughtering their victims as sounds of guns and bombs
often attracts immediate response from security agents.
Commissioner of Police who wondered why the attackers will kill the 15
year old set of twins said the incident occurred around half past 10, on
Saturday night. He also stated that the Yobe Children’s Academy was set on fire around 11 o’clock of the same day.
A staff of the school who spoke on
condition of anonymity said 30 classrooms were razed down as only the
staff room, Library and Laboratory were spared. The school according to him has
Pre-nursery, Nursery, Primary and Secondary sections and currently with
over 3,000 student population.
He expressed his grief over where the students will write the Junior Secondary School Examination slated for tomorrow, Monday.
school was established in 1992 and at the moment is one of the leading
institutions with good academic records with several of its products
exceling in high institutions at home and abroad and internation