Cleric Asks Govts to Rescue Other Kebbi FGC Students from Bandits


Ismail Adebayo in Birnin Kebbi

Chief Imam of Halliru Bello Juma’at Mosque in Birnin Kebbi, Malam Tukur Kola has asked the federal and state governments to secure the release of the 11 remaining students of the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri from the bandits.

The cleric made the call during his sermon on Friday, noting that it had been over a year since bandits invaded the FGC in Birnin Yauri and abducted the students.Description: escription: DO.AI

Bandits abducted 96 students and eight teachers from the College on June 17, 2021. Many of the students were released to the state government in batches.

However, according to the Islamic cleric, 11 of the captives are still being held for over a year and a half now.

He added that reports reaching him were that some of the abducted students had delivered in the bandits’ hideouts.

“One of the mothers of abducted students died on hearing the news of her daughter delivering a baby for bandits,” he…

Source: Thisday Newspaper