Names of kidnapped teachers and students of GSS Kagara in Niger state released


Teachers and pupils of Government Science Secondary School, Kagara, Niger state, kidnapped on Wednesday by gunmen have been identified.

The list released by the state government and a police incident record dated February 17, 2021, obtained by our reporter gave the number of students kidnapped as 27, three teachers and 12 members of their families.

Names of Students Kidnapped:


  1. Jamilu ISAH


  1. Shem Joshua


  1. Abbas Abdullahi


  1. Isah Abdullahi


  1. Ezekeil DANLADI


6 Haliru SHUIBU


  1. Mamuda suleman


8.Danzakar DAUDA


9.Abdulsamad sanusi


10.Bashir Abbas


11.Suleman LAWAL


12.Abdullahi ADAMU


  1. Habakuk Augustine


  1. Idris MOHAMMED


  1. Musa ADAMU


  1. Abdulkarim Abdulrahman


17.Abubakar Danjumma


  1. Abdullahi Abubakar


  1. Bashir Kamalideen


  1. MOHAMMED Salisu


  1. Yusuf M Kabir


  1. Isah Abdullah makusidi.


23.Polineous Vicente


  1. Lawal BELLO


25.Mohammed k Shehu


26.Mubarak Sidi


27.Abdulsamad Nuhu.


DECEASED: 1. Benjamin HABILA. (Was shot and killed by the BANDITS in the school premises)


The names of the teachers are :


  1. Hannatu Philip


  1. Lawal Abdullahi


3.Dodo fodio .


Non teaching staff:



2.Faiza Mohammed .


Family members:


  1. Christiana Adama


  1. Faith Adama


  1. Maimuna Suleiman


  1. Nura isah


  1. Ahmad isah


  1. Khadizat Isah


  1. Mohammed Mohammed


  1. Aisha isah


  1. Saratu Isah


Meanwhile, the Nigerian Army has launched a manhunt for the kidnappers of the pupils and their teachers who attacked the school in the early hours of Wedensday.

Army Spokesman, Brigadier Mohammed Yerima said in a statement that troops are in hot pursuit of the bandits to rescue the victims of the attack.


“The Nigerian Army in line with its constitutional mandate wishes to reassure the general public that troops in operational synergy with  Sister security agencies are in hot  pursuit of the criminal elements in order to  ensure safe return of the kidnapped victims. Furthermore,  the NA also wishes to call on members of the general public to provide actionable information to security agencies that would lead to the arrest  of these criminal elements”, Brigadier Yerima said.


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