Nasarawa school principal, two others killed by armed robbers

Nasarawa State
Nasarawa State

Police are investigating the matter.

The Nasarawa State Police Command on Friday confirmed the killing of Lawal Ahmed, the principal of Federal Science Technical College, FSTC, Doma, on Thursday evening by armed robbers along Doma -Lafia Road.

Confirming the incident, the state police public spokesperson, Ismaila Numan, said the command was investigating the matter and had dispatched men of the special anti-robbery squad, SARS, to the area.

Mr. Numan said the command would do everything within its powers to arrest the armed robbers. He assured the public of the police’ resolve to ensure security of lives and property across the state.

The school’s Parents Teachers Association, PTA, public relations officer, Adamu Omaku, who also confirmed the incident, said that the late principal was among two other victims shot by armed robbers around 7.20 p.m.

Mr. Omaku said that he was notified of the incident at about 8 p.m. when officers of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, deposited the corpse in a private hospital, New Era Hospital, along New Market Road in Doma Local Government Area.

“Around 7.30 a.m., armed robbers ambushed them and started shooting sporadically and he happened to be a victim. He was not the only one. There were other corpses brought along side that of the principal,” he said.

PREMIUM TIMES gathered the late principal was on his way back from school after attending to the parents of an SSS 2 student, Jibrin Isah, who was allegedly stabbed by his school mate, Usman Shamsudeen.

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