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Yobe: 94 Girls Reported Missing After Boko Haram Attack On School

Ninety four students are still missing following attack by suspected Boko haram members on Government Giris Secondary School Dapchi, in Yobe state on Monday, February 19, 2018.
A source in the school told Daily Trust that the number of missing students was realized after an afternoon roll call on the students.

“After the roll call, 610 out the total number of 704 students have returned. We are still searching for the remaining 94 students”, he said.

On whether the students were abducted, he said, “We cannot say, because the insurgents went into the students hostel, and many of these students scaled fence to the bushes. Until final list of these students no one can tell if they are abducted or not”.

He said some parents have also reported to the school authority that there children had reached their homes safely, “And, we are calling on parents to help the school update its list by reporting immediately if their children arrived home safely.”

The State Commissioner of Education, who i…