Jalingo Catholic Seminary Resumes Academic Activities After Attack
Shut down following an attack by gunmen, the Sacred Heart Minor Seminary, Jalingo, on Sunday resumed academic activities.
During the attack, a priest, Rev. Fr. Cornelius Kobah, was shot in the leg. The gunmen stormed the school at 1am on Monday, May 28, 2018.
When Bounce News visited the school, the joint security operatives comprising the army, police SARS and officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, were seen on patrol with their vehicles in the school premises.
Rector of the seminary, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Atsue, said since the attack, security personnel had been deployed in all the places within and outside the school.
Atsue stated that they are happy with the level of security presence in the school at the moment and wished security agents continue to give them a sense of security.
Police Public Relations Officer in Taraba State, David Missal, said the Commissioner of Police had directed the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the area to increase security surveillance within the school premises to prevent a recurrence of the attack.
Missal said up to this moment, no arrest that was made by his men in connection with the attack, adding that they are working hand in hand with other security forces in the state to make sure the attackers are arrested.
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