Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Bandits reduce ransom for abducted, sick Tegina kids to N150m

 

Bandits, who abducted children of the Tanko Salihu Islamiyya school, Tegina in Niger State, have reduced the demanded ransom for their release to N150 million.

The Nation

Also, some of the 136 abducted pupils of Tanko Salihu Islamiyya School, Tegina in Rafi local government area, are reported to have fallen sick in captivity.

The bandits disclosed the children’s ill health to headmaster of the Islamiyya School, Alhassan Garba Abubakar, who reported the situation to reporters.

According to him, the bandits who had been demanding for N200 million said they would accept N150 million as ransom to release the abducted children.

The children were abducted on May 30, 2021 and have been in captivity for 16 days as at Tuesday, 15th June.

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