Bandits kidnap Emir in Kaduna, abduct Zamfara school provost

Kaduna Police Command has confirmed the abduction of the Emir of Kajuru, Alhaji Alhassan Adamu at his residence in Kajuru Local Government Area.

According to Kaduna State command, Police spokesman Muhammed Jalige, the second class Emir’s abduction took place on Sunday morning.

The Emir was reportedly abducted alongside 10 other persons suspected to include his 3 wives. 2 grandchildren and 5 domestic staff.

Meanwhile, the Police Command in Zamfara has also confirmed the abduction of Provost, College of Agriculture and Animal Science Bakura.

It also confirmed the abduction of another school teacher of Government Science Secondary School Bakura in the early hours of Sunday.

The Police Public Relation Officer Mohammed Shehu made the confirmation in an interview with newsmen in Gusau.
He said that the command was aware of the incident and personnel were already deployed for necessary investigations on the matter.

Shehu said police and other security operatives in the state had commenced intelligence operations to ensure the safe release of the victims.

“The entire area has been combed by security personnel and very soon, the victims will be rescued and the perpetrators will be arrested and brought to book,” he assured.

Deputy Register, College of Agriculture and Animal Science Bakura, Malam Atiku Aliyu, said the college provost and one other school teacher were kidnapped at their residents at government secondary school Bakura.

Aliyu said the kidnappers had to break the window of the provost’s house to gain entry, adding that the school teacher abducted was his neighbour.

“Right now, that I am speaking, we don’t know anything about their whereabouts.”

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