The police in Nasarawa State confirmed on Friday that six pupils of a primary school at Alwaza, a community in Doma Local Government Area were abducted by gunmen.
The command’s spokesperson, Rahman Nansel, told the Press that security operatives are already trailing the suspected kidnappers.
Mr Nansel said a joint team of police operatives, soldiers and vigilante groups has been dispatched to apprehend the suspects and rescue the victims.
The operation to rescue the abducted pupils is being led by the police commissioner, Maiyaki Muhammad-Baba, he added.
According to him, the pupils were abducted on their way to the school around 7 a.m. on Friday.