The state police department confirmed that two of the kidnapped students have been rescued while others remain in captivity.
Suspected militants have reportedly kidnapped the Vice-Principal of a school in Lagos, Model College, Igbonla along with some of its students.
This was confirmed on Thursday, October 6, 2016 by the state police department who also stated that two of the kidnapped students have been rescued.
SP Dolapo Badmos, the Police Public Relations Officer gave a statement regarding the incident.
“They invaded the school in the Epe area of the state at about 8 am on Thursday.”
“We have been able to recover two of the students but the vice principal and two students are still with the kidnappers, who rode away with them in their speed boat.”
“We swiftly deployed crack detectives and our men have launched a manhunt for them in creeks and the waters, in collaboration with the Nigerian Navy”, she said.