According to information gathered by BiafranYouths from The Jerusalem post and REUTERS, over 150 Baptist High School in southern Kaduna state are gone missing.
The attack took place Sunday night through 4 am on Monday morning by the Armed men known by everyone in Nigeria as Bandits, Fulani killer herdsmen. They’ve made it an industry of kidnapping students, farmers, civilians for ransom in Nigeria.
Who’s in support and associated with Bandits?
“Bandits are peaceful people, victims of circumstances”
– Sheikh Gumi
Bandits have been on the rampage in states like Niger, Katsina and some parts of the North. In Niger State, bandits had abducted school students and staff of Government Science College, GSC, in Kagara. In this photo, are Sheikh Gumi and some of the Bandits negotiating and settling ransom.
Who’s in support and associated with Fulani killer herdsmen?
“Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) is responsible for the widespread violence perpetrated by killer-herdsmen in the South-East and other regions of the country” – Northern Cattle Dealers Association
“Miyetti Allah always intervened whenever the dangerous group of killer herdsmen was arrested by security operatives either for destroying farmlands or other wicked activities, after some days they would be released.
Who’s in support and associated with Miyetti Allah?
The Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari publicly welcomed an endorsements by the group Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) in 2019 declaring their support him.
Currently, Over 150 students gone missing after attack at Nigeria school
“Around 150 children are missing after armed men attacked a school in northwest Nigeria’s Kaduna state, a parent and an administrator told Reuters on Monday. The attack took place overnight at the Baptist High School in southern Kaduna state, and at least 25 students escaped. The others are feared kidnapped, Reverend John Hayab, a founder of the school whose son escaped told Reuters.
“Police said they would release a statement on the attack later in the day.
“Roughly 180 students attended the boarding school and were in the process of sitting for exams, according to Hayab, whose 17-year-old son escaped, and parent, Hassana Markus, whose daughter was among those missing.
“Sources told Reuters that security officials had cordoned off the school after the attack, which took place between 11 pm on Sunday and 4 am on Monday morning. Armed men, known locally as bandits, have made an industry of kidnapping students for ransom in northwest Nigeria, with Kaduna state particularly hard hit. They have taken nearly 1,000 people from schools since December last year, more than 150 of whom remain missing.
“Kidnappers have also targeted roads, private residents and even hospitals; on Sunday night, gunmen abducted six people including a one-year-old child from a hospital in northern Kaduna state. (Reporting by Ardo Hazzad in Bauchi and Maiduguri newsroom; Additional reporting by Garba Muhammed in Kaunda; Writing by Libby George; Editing by Alison Williams, William Maclean)