- The authorites have not yet rescued 39 students who were abducted from a college in Kaduna state
- Families of the abducted students have been worried over their missing loved ones
- Some schools in Northern Nigeria have come under attacks from bandits
Ibrahim Shamaki, the father of one of the 39 abducted college students in Kaduna state has reportedly died of a heart attack.
Channels TV, citing family sources, reported Shamaki fell ill and died of a heart attack over his daughter’s abduction from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation in the Afaka area of the state.
Sources said relatives were about to take him to a hospital for further medical treatment on Friday, March 26, when he passed.
Abducted Kaduna students: Our children may be killed if you don't negotiate with bandits, parents beg El-Rufai
The Nation reported that his daughter, Miss Fatima, was identified as the girl with hijab in the video released by bandits barely 24 hours after the abduction of the students.
Meanwhile, days after the abduction of 39 students of the federal college of forestry in Kaduna state, the parents of the children have urged Governor Nasir El-Rufai to secure the release of their wards from their captors.
The Punch reports that the parents expressed grave worry that over two weeks after their children were kidnapped by gunmen who stormed their hostels, the students were yet to be released.
Legit.ng gathered that while speaking on Thursday, March 25, a member of staff of the school and a representative of the affected parents, Sani Friday, said the parents are afraid bandits may kill their children if the government deploys force.
In another report, Sheik Ahmad Gumi has revealed why the kidnapped students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Kaduna, are yet to be released.
In his conversation with Daily Trust on Thursday, March 25, Gumi revealed that there is serious apprehension now among the bandits following the federal government's shoot-on-sight order.
The Muslim scholar said the criminals are very suspicious of anyone they come in contact with as they fear that such persons might be working for the government.