Bandits release Zamfara lecturer’s wife, two daughters after collecting N10 million

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From Maiharaji Altine, Gusau


Bandits have released the wife and two daughters of a lecturer with the Federal College of Education Technical Gusau in Zamfara State, Dr. Abdurrazak, after collecting the sum of N10m.

A family member, Mohammed Bello said the victims were released on the early hours of Monday when the bandits who earlier demanded the sum N50m have later agreed to collect N10m.

“They have collected N10 million as ransom after several days of negotiation and they have released the victims to us”.

Recalled that the wife, Binta Umar Jabaka and the two daughters, Maryam Abdurrazak and Hafsat Abdurrazak were kidnapped in their house, in Mareri village an outskirts of Gusau town, the capital at about one o’clock in the night some days ago.

A staff of the institution, Mohammad Lawal informed Analyzer news that, the gunmen entered into the house of Dr. Abdurrazak in an attempt to abduct him but could not see him as he hid into the ceiling when he heard their movements.

Lawal said, “The gunmen jumped over the wall and entered into Dr Abdurrazak’s residence in order to kidnap him but he escaped through the ceiling”.


“They searched the house for over an hour looking for him, but when they could not see him, they abducted his wife, Binta and his two daughters, Maryam and Hafsat”.

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