Zamfara kidnap: Nigeria's clock ticking on horror, Shehu Sani laments

Zamfara kidnap: Nigeria's clock ticking on horror, Shehu Sani laments

- It appears Nigerians wake up to news kidnap every day as it is becoming a recurring experience

- The latest is the abduction of Government Girls in Jengebe, Zamfara, and this has put citizens on the edge again

- Reacting to the news, Shehu Sani stated that the nation's clock is ticking on horror

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The recent abduction of female students in Zamfara by bandits has overwhelmed many Nigerians, including politicians. One of those who have reacted to the sad news is a former senator who represented Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani.

Sani in a tweet on Friday, February 26, said he got a confirmation of the mind-boggling development from a top state official.

Although the actual number of the captives is yet to be released, the talk about another kidnap of students in the north leaves a sour taste in the mouth.

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Zamfara kidnap: Nigeria's clock ticking on horror, Shehu Sani laments
Shehu Sani has said that Nigerians now wake up to bad news each day
Source: UGC

The outspoken social commentator said with the trend of criminality in the country, one can conclude that Nigeria's clock is ticking on horror.

His words:

"I spoke with a highly placed official of the Zamfara State Government who confirmed the mass abductions in the Government Girls Jengebe.
"He said the actual number will be ascertained. It's sad and unfortunate. Every of our daybreak comes with its tragedy. Our clock ticks on horror."

Meanwhile, a notorious and wanted leader in the business of banditry, Mohammed Sani, had surrendered both himself and thousands of ammunition to the Zamfara state government on Thursday, February 25.

Sani, alongside other bandits, laid before officials of the state government at least ten rifles and one rocket launcher.

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While being granted amnesty in Gusau on Thursday, the repentant criminal swore with the Quran that he will never return to his evil ways.

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On his part, the state commissioner for security affairs, Abubakar Dauran, blamed politicians for secretly supporting and funding banditry.

Also, the commissioner for police in Zamfara said that development is a sure sign that the government is working towards eradicating violent crimes within its environs.

Onyirioha Nnamdi is a graduate of Literature and English Language at the University of Lagos. He is a Politics/Current Affairs Editor who writes on news and political topics for He brings into his reporting a wealth of experience in creative and analytical writing. Nnamdi has a major interest in local and global politics.


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