Over 100 school girls still missing after Boko Haram attack: Nigerian police

Chibok school girls

Large number of girls may have been abducted by Boko Haram

A statement issued by the spokesman for the party, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja on Wednesday, says the former ruling party is very disturbed by the development, "especially because of the conflicting reports on the whereabouts of the innocent girls".

PREMIUM TIMES has not been able to independently verify if some of the students were indeed kidnapped. We are still searching for the remaining 94 students.

According to Dapchi residents, there was no casualty recorded and no injury sustained as the terrorists sporadically shot in the air to scare people away when they arrived in the town.

A teacher in the school, who escaped the attack, said the insurgents stormed the school around 7:00pm through the eastern part of the town.

More than 90 schoolgirls are feared missing following an attack by Islamic militant group Boko Haram in a village in northeastern Nigeria.

Cp, Yobe State Command, Abdulmalik Sunmonu, said there has been no established case of abduction in the girls' technical school even though sources alleged that over ninety-four of the girls are still missing after the first headcount by the authorities. "There were no soldiers at the time of the invasion".

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Witnesses claimed heavily armed men descended on the village of Dapchi, Yobe state, as pupils from the girls' secondary school had gathered near a mosque and were preparing to eat their evening meal on Monday night.

"The school has given us one week to go home for a break; but in all honesty, I am not willing to come back here because we are scared of what could happen to us in the future".

A military source last night told Saharareporters that they could not confirm or deny if the missing girls were abducted.

"The team is profiling the students to know those who are missing?"

"We still don't know how many of our daughters were recovered and how many are still missing", mother Inuwa Mohammed said.

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