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Bandit Who Masterminded Abduction Of Zamfara Schoolgirls Revealed

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Bandits Who Masterminded Abduction Of Zamfara Schoolgirls Revealed

The name of the bandit leader responsible for the kidnap of the students of the Government Girls Secondary School in Jangebe, Zamfara State has been revealed.

Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, one of the released students explained that the name of the bandit leader is Kasalle Or Yaya.

She explained that most of the bandits are very young boys and the only elder among them is Kassalle, who ordered them not to touch the abductees.

She said: “There was no clean water or good food, and we felt we had already spent years even though it was our first day and the bandits kept firing into the air to scare us.

“They were very young boys with one elder they called Kasalle or Yaya who gave them instructions, and he was the one that stopped them from touching any of us.”

Meanwhile, one of the released students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Zamfara State, Hafsat Anka, said the captives threatened to kill, fry, and eat them if they misbehaved.

Hafsat, while narrating her ordeal to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the Government House, Gusau, shortly after regaining freedom, stated that they trekked over a long distance from the school, had a stopover for some hours before they reached their destination.

She said: “There was no clean water or good food, and we felt we had already spent years even though it was our first day and the bandits kept firing into the air to scare us.

“They were very young boys with one elder they called Kasalle or Yaya who gave them instructions, and he was the one that stopped them from touching any of us.”

According to her, the bandits wore military uniforms and claimed they defeated the security officials by invading the school and successfully whisking the girls away.

Hafsat, who said she was happy for being rescued, pointed out that she would continue her studies but as a day student.

Source: Naija News

Ige Olugbenga is a fine-grained journalist. He loves the smell of a good lead and has a penchant for finding out something nobody else knows. Gbenga is an alumnus of the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State and The Polytechnic, Ibadan.

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