Following abduction of Government Science Secondary School students in Katsina State, the state governor, Aminu Bello Masari has ordered the immediate closure of all boarding secondary schools in the state.
It was gathered that the directive follows the abduction of an unspecified number of students of Government Science Secondary School in Kankara local government area of the state by bandits in the night of Friday.
The governor spoke on Saturday when he visited the state school.
A source in the state told newsmen that the governor met with the school officials, parents, traditional and religious leaders as well as security officials.
The governor pleaded with the people to be patient, while assuring that the government would do every necessary thing to ensure the release of all the abducted students.