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Katsina Abduction: School register shows 668 students missing

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Six hundred and sixty-eight students of the Government Secondary School Kankara, Katsina State are still missing, the school’s register has shown.

Daily Trust gathered that at the time of the incident, the school had 1,074 students in both its Junior and Senior Secondary sections in session.

A source in the school said, “in the junior section, there are six classes, comprising JSS 1A, which has 58 students, 1B, which has 62 students and 1C, which has 64 students; JSS 2A has 74 students, 2B has 79 students and 2C has 75 students.

“As for the senior section, we have seven classes, which include SS1A, 97; 1B, 108; 1C, 106 and 1D, 118. While in SS2, we have 2A, 74; 2B, 79 and 2C, 80, giving a total of 1074 students.”

Residents of Kankara observe as an air force helicopter conveying the federal government’s delegation landed along Katsina road in the state yesterday

The source added that both SS3 and JSS 3 students have completed their exams, hence they were not in school during the attack.