BREAKING: NSCDC Officers Shoot Secondary School Students In Abuja


On Wednesday, the Nigeria Police arrested and detained three Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps soldiers for killing two students from Senior Secondary School, Life Camp, in the Federal Capital Territory’s Jabi and Gwarinpa neighborhoods.

The two students who were shot by NSCDC operatives are being treated at Gwarinpa Hospital.

Following the shooting, a group of enraged high school students vandalized three NSCDC police vehicles in protest of the attack on their injured colleagues.

Our correspondent gathered that the incident occurred around 11.20am on Wednesday.

The NSCDC personnel attached to the FCT Command of the NSCDC were at the school to provide security during an ongoing examination on the premises.

When contacted, the FCT Police spokesperson, SP Josephine Adeh, confirmed the incident, while noting that the police had restored peace in the affected area.

Adeh said, “The incident happened, but our operatives intervened in time to restore law and order, and the environment is now peaceful. Two injured students are currently receiving treatment, and the CP, Haruna Garba has ordered the commencement of an investigation into the incident.”

Meanwhile, the FCT Command of the NSCDC has yet to comment on the development.

When contacted for comments, the spokesperson for the FCT NSCDC, Comfort Okomanyi, said she was indisposed, while noting that she would make inquiries from the command and revert.

“I’m sorry, I’m currently indisposed. However, I’ll reach out to the command for an update on the matter, and I’ll get back to you,” Okomanyi noted

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