Afaka 39: Father of an abducted student dies in Niger


Kaduna School Abduction: ‘We’re unsafe at home; our children also unsafe in schools’

By Ibrahim HassanWuyo

Malam Ibrahim Shamaki ,father of Fatima Ibrahim who is among the 39 abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization Afaka near Kaduna, is dead.

Fatima Ibrahim was at the college premises,preparing for an exams when the gunmen struck and abducted the students two weeks ago.

Family sources said Fatima was the one wearing Hijab and spoke in Hausa in the video that was released by the gunmen, shortly after the students got missing.

She was heard in the video ,appealing to the authorities to come to their aid from the dare devil terrorists.

A family source told journalists on Friday night,that Malam Ibrahim Shamaki who became ill a week after his daughter got missing, was rushed to a hospital in Maradi,a town in Niger Republic for treatment.

” He was taken to Maradi near our border with Katsina state for medication. He died due to trauma of missing his daughter. He was there since last week. His body will  be transported to Nigeria today…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper