Yobe School Attack: 105 girls missing


One hundred and five students remain unaccounted for about five days after Boko Haram attacked Government Girls’ Science Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, The Nation has said.

The paper said the names of the missing students were submitted to the school authorities by the affected parents.

It said it obtained the information from the Chairman, Forum of Parents of the missing Dapchi Girls, Mallam Bashir Manzo.

According to the report, the list of the missing students contains their names, the local government area they hail from and telephone numbers of their parents.

However, Governor Ibrahim Gaidam reportedly said 84 students remain missing,

The report said that from the figures available to the governor, 84 students remain missing.

He put the students’ population at 906 out of which 822 were marked present after the attack.

Gaidam spoke yesterday when his Kano State counterpart, Abdullahi Ganduje paid  him a visit in Damaturu.

The Yobe governor expressed surprise that security men  were  unexpectedly withdrawn from the town a few hours before the attack.

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