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Gunmen Kidnap Katsina School Principal

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Malam Sa’idu Usha, the principal of Government Day Secondary School Ruma, Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State have been kidnapped by some yet to be identified gunmen.

Reports reaching Naija News at this time confirmed that Usha was kidnapped on Friday, May 28 while returning to Batsari from Ruma after school hour.

According to a source, the assailants forced Usha into a forest in the area, leaving behind his motorcycle.

“The mallam was forced down from his motorcycle and taken away. The motorcycle was abandoned in the middle of the road and since then, we have not heard anything from him”, a resident confirmed to newsmen.

Also confirming the abduction, another resident who pleaded not to be mentioned, “The kidnappers have called Malam Sani’s immediate family but they didn’t ask for anything. When we called them after Asr ( 4 p.m prayers), they said we should stop calling them.”

However, the gunmen are yet to contact the family to make their demand known since then. The spokesman for the Katsina Police Command, Gambo Isah, did not respond to the text message sent to him on the incident. He did not also pick his calls.

A source at the headquarters of the state Ministry of Education said Usha’s issue would become clearer on Monday when officials of the ministry would be around to make necessary contacts with his family.

The source, who pleaded for anonymity, said, “Kindly come to the ministry on Monday. Our officials would have made necessary contacts and have a clearer picture of the incident”.

Source: Naija News

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