The Zamfara State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of three prospective corps members in the state.
The command said it has received information from the state National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Coordinator, which indicated that, three prospective corps members deployed from Benue, Kebbi, and Sokoto States were among the victims of abduction along Tsafe-Gusau road on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 involving a bus belonging to Benue Links with Reg. Number GBK 339 ZY.
The report was received early today when the Commissioner of Police Mr. Ayuba Elkanah visited the Orientation camp in Tsafe Local Government Area of the state to assess the existing security emplacement at the orientation camp with a view to ensuring safety and security of the corps members.
The Commissioner of Police, while responding, informed the Coordinator that the command has commenced investigation into the incident with a view to establishing the actual number of corp members involved in the abduction.
“Similarly, a joint search and rescue operation is ongoing to ensure safe rescue of corp members along with other abducted victims” the state police boss said.
Mr. Elkanah in his address to the prospective corp members, assured them of more police commitment to safeguard their lives, and enjoined them to be security conscious.