Tukur Mamu: List of Hostages Arrested Sheikh Gumi’s Spokesperson Negotiated Their Release

Tukur Mamu: List of Hostages Arrested Sheikh Gumi’s Spokesperson Negotiated Their Release

  • Tukur Mamu, a Kaduna-based publisher and lead negotiator in the release of hostages that were kidnapped by terrorists during the Abuja Kaduna train attack, has been arrested
  • Mamu, who is also the spokesperson for the popular Islamic scholar Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, was reportedly arrested alongside his family in Cairo, the Egyptian capital
  • A search has shown that Mamu was involved in the negotiation and released of about 25 of the victims held hostage by the terrorists

The Kaduna-based publisher, Tukur Mamu, who was the lead negotiator in the release of some train passengers, has been arrested in Egypt.

The Islamic scholar and spokesperson of the popular cleric, Sheikh Gumi, was arrested in Cairo, the Egyptian capital.

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Number of hostages Tukur Mamu has negotiated their release Photo Credit: @pmnewsnigeria
Source: Twitter

One of his latest negotiations is the release of 5 victims of the Abuja-Kaduna train terrorist attack on Tuesday, August 2.

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The names of the victims included:

  1. Professor Mustapha Umar Imam
  2. Akibu Lawal
  3. Abubakar Ahmed Rufai
  4. Mukthar Shu’aibu
  5. Sidi Aminu Sharif

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Tukur Mamu was also a lead negotiator in the release of 7 hostages, including an 18-month-old baby.

On Sunday, July 10, Mamu confirmed the release of the hostages in Kaduna and released their photographs and identity to journalists, which included a 60-year-old sick woman and a family of 6.

List of hostages released on July 10:

  1. Aisha Hassan, the 60 years old woman
  2. Abubakar Idris Garba
  3. Maryama Garba (wife)
  4. Ibrahim Garba (son)
  5. Fatima Garba (Daughter)
  6. Imran Garba (Son)
  7. One-year-old Zainab Garba

On Saturday, June 11, Tukur announced the release of 11 train passengers, including 6 females and 5 males, by the terrorists' den.

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Below are their names:

  1. Jessy John
  2. Amina Ba’aba Mohammed (Gamba)
  3. Rashida Yusuf Busari
  4. Hannah Ajewole
  5. Amina Jibril
  6. Najib Mohammed Daiharu
  7. Gaius Gambo
  8. Hassan Aliyu,
  9. Peace A.
  10. Boy (Name not mentioned)
  11. Danjuma Sa’idu

There are allegations that the publisher is acting more on the terrorists’ side rather than in the interest of Nigeria.

He had repeatedly rejected the allegations on several occasions.

BREAKING: Sheikh Gumi's man who negotiated Kaduna train hostage release arrested in Cairo on FG's order

Legit.ng earlier reported that Sheikh Ahmed Gumi's spokesperson and lead negotiator between bandits and Abuja Kaduna train-bound hostage, Tukur Mamu, has been arrested in Cairo, the Egyptian capital

Mamu was reportedly arrested alongside his family on their way to Saudi Arabia for lesser hajj federal government order on Wednesday morning, September 7

While speaking to journalists, Mamu insinuated that the FG was trying to detain him in another country, but he is being repatriated back to Nigeria

Source: Legit.ng

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