- Sheik Ahmad Gumi has given his assurance to help find a solution to the recent kidnapping of students
- The northern leader made the promise on Wednesday, February 17, during his visit to Governor Abubakar Sani Bello
- Gumi described the abduction of students of the Government Science College in Niger state as unfortunate
A report by Daily Trust indicates that Sheik Ahmad Gumi has promised to visit Kagara, the Niger community, where students of the Government Science College, Kagara, were abducted.
The foremost Islamic scholar made the diaclosure after visiting the governor of Niger state, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello.
Legit.ng recalls that an undisclosed number of students were abducted in a raid by suspected armed bandits.
Shehu Sani, a former Nigerian senator via Twitter on Wednesday, February 17, confirmed the attack on the school which is his alma mata.
The activist stated that some staff members of the institution were also abducted by armed men. Sani said he has spoken with the principal of the school about the abduction.
According to Gumi, discussions with Bello were centered on several ways to help the Niger state government to find solutions to insecurity.
He went on to note that he was on his way to Kebbi state but decided to stop over in Minna, to speak with the governor over the incident.
The cleric who noted that this is his first time visiting Niger described the recent abduction as unfortunate.
I won’t pay a dime to kidnappers - Niger governor declares
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the governor of Niger state insisted that his government will not pay any ransom to kidnappers to release the abducted students and staff members of Government Science College in Kagara.
Governor Bello said this on Wednesday, February 17, while giving a press briefing to journalists on the situation report of the latest ugly development.
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