“He Was Thoroughly Beaten”: Shehu Sani Reacts As Retired Kaduna Principal Regains Freedom

“He Was Thoroughly Beaten”: Shehu Sani Reacts As Retired Kaduna Principal Regains Freedom

  • The detained school principal who delivers ransom to bandits on behalf of kidnapped victims has been freed
  • Senator Shehu Sani confirmed the development in a post shared on his X account on Tuesday morning
  • He noted that the embattled principal regained his freedom with a thorough beating by the kidnappers and a ransom payment

Legit.ng journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

Kidnappers have released Mallam Abdulkadir, the retired Kaduna principal who was detained while delivering ransom in Kaduna state.

Retired Kaduna Principal, bandits, kidnappers, Shehu Sani
Shehu Sani confirmed the release of the retired Kaduna principal. Photo credit: @ShehuSani
Source: Twitter

A former Kaduna senator, Shehu Sani, made this known in a post shared on his X account on Tuesday, January 23, 2024.

The former PDP lawmaker disclosed that Abdulkadir paid a ransom for his freedom but was thoroughly beaten by the kidnappers due to the delayed payment.

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Sani tweeted:

"Mallam Abdulkadir,the retired Kaduna Principal who was held by kidnappers for delivering ransom has been released earlier today.Ransom was paid for his freedom.He was thoroughly beaten and lost his tooth for delayed payment."

Nigerians react to release of Kaduna principal

The principal's ordeal got many talking on X. Legit.ng captured some of their reactions.

@FirstObidient tweeted:

"Please! If they must pay ransoms, they should find Gumi or the likes of waspapin. Useful lives should not be endangered."

@Chinonxo tweeted:

"Next time don't help anybody."

@mary_dozie tweeted:

"Thank God he survived."

@YakubuJonah5 tweeted:

"Thank God for his life. Those Kidnappers shall never see peace."

@OlayinkaLere tweeted:

"Nigeria is happening to so many people, especially in the North. But the main interest is movement of some Depts of CBN and FAAN to Lagos."

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The former lawmaker had earlier confirmed an attack by bandits on the Abuja–Kaduna highway, causing fear among travellers.

He disclosed that two of his friends, representing both ruling and opposition parties, narrowly escaped being kidnapped by the bandits.

Shehu Sani reacts as bandits kill immigration officers

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Shehu Sani expressed deep sadness over the death of two immigration officers.

In a post shared on his X account on Wednesday, January 17, Sani expressed his appreciation for the service and sacrifice of the late officers as he offered his condolences to the deceased's family.

He tweeted:

"It’s sad to receive the news that Bandits killed two immigration officers in Kebbi State. We appreciate their service & ultimate sacrifice."

Source: Legit.ng

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