More than 80 children were on Friday morning abducted by bandits in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State, reports Persecondnews.
The children of ages 10 and 17, were kidnapped at 8.00am today in a renewed wave of banditry in the state.
The bandits had rounded up the children, who were fetching firewood in the bush.
“They were said to have been marched into the forest after capturing them,” a resident said.
Persecondnews had reported that two female undergraduate students of the Federal University, Gusau in the state were on April 2 kidnapped.