Bandits threaten to kill Zamfara students if N350m ransom is not paid within 24 hours

Bandits have threatened to kill abducted students of the College of Agriculture and Animal Sciences, Bakura in Zamfara State.

The bandits threatened to kill them within 24 hours if their N350 million ransom demand is not met.

The abducted students disclosed this in a plea to the state Governor, Governor Bello Matawalle and his government.

The abductees, in a short video, said the bandits charged them to push for the payment of the ransom or be killed within 24 hours.

The kidnapped students said they “were taken to a site filled with bodies of victims killed because they were unable to pay their ransom; this is what will happen if we can not pay them.”

Students recently abducted by the bandits include: Isma’il Lawali, Salim Salisu, Kabiru Lawali, Yasir Lawali, Awaisu Jabir, Aminu Umar, Abba Aliyu, Aminu Adamu, Usman Umar and Umar Haruna.

Others are Usama Lukman, Abdurahman Lukman, Junaidu Yunusa, Abdullahi Bala and Jamilu Kwatarkwashi.

The staff abducted are Mustapha Abdullahi Mafara, Nusaiba Gambo, Hannatu Gambo and Hibbatu Gambo.