The Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Niger State Muhammad Idris, has released the names of the students and teachers abducted at the Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State.
Earlier, Aspheric News had reported the abduction of the Kangara Students and Teachers on Tuesday night by unidentified Gunmen.
Idris, who made this known said the whereabouts of three teachers are unknown adding that 12 family members of the teachers were also abducted during the attack.
The names of the abducted teachers are Hannatu Philip, Lawal Abdullahi and Dodo Fodio while the non-teaching staff are Mohammed Musa and Faiza Mohammed.
The abducted family members are Christiana Adama, Faith Adama, Maimuna Suleman, Nura Isah, Ahmad Isah, Khadizat Isah, Mohammed Mohammed, Aisha Isah and Saratu Isah.
The students are Jamilu Isah, Shem Joshua, Abbas Abdullahi, Isah Abdullahi, Ezekeil Danladi, Haliru Shuibu, Mamuda Suleman, Danzakar Dauda, Abdulsamad Sanusi, Bashir Abbas.
Others students are Suleman Lawal, Abdullahi Adamu, Habakuk Augustine, Idris Mohammed, Musa Adamu, Abdulkarim Abdulrahman, Abubakar Danjumma, Abdullahi Abubakar, Bashir Kamalideen, Mohammed Salisu.
They also include Yusuf M Kabir, Isah Abdullah Makusidi, Polineous Vicente, Lawal Bello, Mohammed K Shehu, Mubarak Sidi and Abdulsamad Nuhu.
The student shot and killed by the bandits in the school premises was identified as Benjamin Habila.
Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, after a security meeting in Minna, the state capital, ordered the immediate closure of boarding schools in four local government areas of the state, which had witnessed increased kidnappings.
The local government areas affected are Rafi, Mariga, Munya and Shiroro.
Bello said the action was necessary to save lives of the students as the areas had already been taken over by bandits.