VIDEO: Bandits release video and name of 21 victims Kidnapped in Niger state
Bandits that kidnapped no fewer than 21 persons in Yakila, Rafi Local Government Area, Niger State, have released a video and the names of its victims.
The bandits attacked a transport bus belonging to the Niger state transport company on Monday and abducted the passengers including the driver of the transportation bus.
The names of the abducted victims are
Talatu, jummai,larai Halima Aisha ya Fati, Sala, Saadatu, Hauwa. Asmamau, Hassana, Maryam, Nafisa, Abdulkadir, Hassan, Sadiq, Babakarami, Mama Iye, Mama jummai, Mama larai, Hauwa abdlsm, Asmau Abdlsm, Mama Halima
Others are Anty ladate, Hassan Ashiru, Baba kararami, Sadiq abdlsm, Hassana abdlsalam, Abba abdlsalam, Nafisa Adamu, Saadatu Danjuma, Salamatu Danjuma. The name of the driver of the bus who was also abducted is Alh Isa Dangana
Watch Video as Kidnapped victims plead for help
The video showed the kidnapped victims pleading to the government to come to their rescue while the group of bandits armed with AK-47’s and Rocket Propelled grenade launchers dance around.
The spate of insecurity and kidnapping across the country especially in the northern part of the country has hit a record high. While the military is currently battling jihadists in the northeastern states, the northwest, and north-central states are faced with serious issues of banditry and kidnapping.