Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers reportedly invaded LGEA primary school in Alwaza in Doma LGA of Nasarawa State on Friday, January 20, and abducted an unspecified number of schoolchildren.

According to reports, the kidnappers arrived on motorcycles and whisked away the primary school pupils after laying siege around the school in the early hours of the morning while the children were going to school.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Rahman Nansel, said a joint team comprising of Police, Military and Vigilante have been mobilized and are on the trail of the abductors.