This Will Not Go Unpunished: Kano Vows To Secure Justice for Hanifa

This Will Not Go Unpunished: Kano Vows To Secure Justice for Hanifa

  • Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has vowed to ensure justice in the abduction and killing of adorable Hanifa Abubakar
  • Recall that the abductors of a five-year-old Kano girl, Hanifa Abubakar, killed her despite collecting ransom
  • He said government is terribly disturbed that people entrusted with the care of children only turn out to be their murderers

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has assured that government would continue to meticulously monitor and ensure the prosecution of anyone found culpable in the kidnap and murder of Hanifa Abubakar, an innocent five-year-old pupil at Kwanar Dakata in Nassarawa local government area of the state.

This is contained in a statement issued by the the state commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba.

The abductors of Hanifa Abubakar, have killed her despite collecting ransom.
The Police in Kano has arrested two suspects, Abdulmalik Mohammed and Hashim Isyaku over the killing of Hanifa Abubakar. Photo: Daily Trust
Source: UGC

The governor said already measures taken in the matter include the indifinite closure and withdrawal of the operational license of the school where the child was allegedly said to have been gruesomely murdered.

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He said government is terribly disturbed that people entrusted with the care of children only turn out to be their murderers.

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Ganduje added that government has been in touch with the family of the child and would remain so until justice prevail in the case to serve as deterrent to others.

The governor, who commended security agencies in the state for the prompt action that led to the arrest of those allegedly involved, stated that while investigation is ongoing, government will meticulously follow the case to its logical conclusion.

He also commended the international community, human rights-based organizations and well-meaning Nigerians for their concern in the matter.

Ganduje also assured security agencies of government’s support in carrying out their duties of ensuring that Kano maintains its relative peace.

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Recall that had reported that as anger and pain continue to grow among Nigerians over the killing of 5-year-old Hanifa Abubakar, the proprietor of Nobel Kids Nursery and Primary school in Kano Metropolis, Abdulmalik Tanko has revealed how he killed his pupil.

Tanko in his confessional statement to the Police said he killed Hanifa with rat poison.

Narrating to the police, Tanko said he had bought the rat poison which he used to end the life of his 5-year-old pupil at N100.

How school teacher kidnapped, killed, buried adorable 5-year-old girl after demanding N6m ransom

The police command in Kano state has arrested a 30-year-old, Abdulmalik Tanko for abducting and killing a 5-year-old girl, Hanifa.

Tanko was arrested alongside his accomplice, Hassim while trying to receive part of the N6 million they had requested as a ransom for the release of Hanifa.

Hanifa until her death was a student in Noble Kids Nursery and Primary school which was managed by Tanko.

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Organs missing as 41-year-old man dies in Anambra hotel, family demands justice

Azubuike Nwokolo, a 41-year-old, has been found dead in a hotel, with some parts of his body allegedly missing.

The management of the hotel claimed Nwokolo slipped and died but the family suspected foul play.

A friend of the deceased named Nnaemeka Ikerionwu said the hotel did not contact anyone, including the police, but just deposited the body at the morgue.


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