Unknown gunmen on Friday stormed the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation in Mando, Kaduna State and abducted students in the school.
Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige who confirmed the incident to newsmen said the exact number of students abducted is currently unknown.
Jalige said Investigations are ongoing, adding that the police is working with the Army to trace the kidnappers.
“They were abducted last night but we have no details of the number of students and I can’t say if they are all female.
“We are currently working with the Nigerian Army to trace the kidnappers and rescue the students,” he said.
According to a BBC report, The attackers stormed the school overnight, opened fire and kidnapped the students – mostly female.
It’s not yet clear who carried out the attack on Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation which is located near a Nigerian military training academy.
Kaduna state commissioner for security and internal affairs, Samuel Aruwan, told the BBC that a headcount was under way at the school.
Some sources say the abductees could be in their dozens.
Parents and relatives gathered at the school on Friday morning to wait for news on the fate of their children.