Insecurity: List of top 7 victims of banditry and kidnappings

Insecurity: List of top 7 victims of banditry and kidnappings

- It is no longer news that kidnapping and banditry are seen as a money-making venture

- Routinely, these criminals in northern Nigeria kidnap people in exchange for ransom

- Shehu Sani, a former lawmaker has identified the top victims of these unfortunate incidents

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As Nigeria continues to battle the spike in security challenges, former senator, Shehu Sani has identified victims of banditry and kidnappings in the northern part of Nigeria.

Sani, who represented Kaduna Central at the Senate in a tweet sighted by Legit.ng on Sunday, February 28, listed the top seven people who are affected by the attacks.

Insecurity: List of top 7 victims of banditry and kidnappings
Shehu Sani lists top 7 victims of banditry and kidnappings. Photo credit: Olubiyo Samuel
Source: UGC

List of the victims include:

1. Secondary school students

2. Motorists

3. Peasant farmers

4. Women

5. Traditional rulers

6. University lecturers

7. Vigilantes

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Sani was knocked hard on Twitter for daring to suggest to the Niger state government that a student killed during the attack on Kagara should be immortalized.

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The former senator had tweeted that the northern state's government should rebuild and rename the affected school in Kagara after a young student who was reportedly killed by the bandits when they stormed its premises

The Niger state government replied thanking Sani for his idea and wondering why he did not do something similar for his Kaduna Central constituency when he was a senator.

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In a related development, students and staff abducted from the Government Science College Kagara, Niger state have been released.

A government official who spoke anonymously confirmed the release of students.

The official told the news station that the children were released from a location close to where some abducted travellers were released.

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Oluwatobi Bolashodun is a Legit.ng journalist with six years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from Babcock University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication. Oluwatobi is a Current Affairs Editor, mostly writing on political, educational, and business topics. She uses her team spirit to encourage others to work hard.

Source: Legit.ng

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