Kidnapped Islamic school student dies in captivity


The body of one of the abducted Islamic children, who died in captivity, has been discovered, the Nation learnt on Sunday.

The three-year-old was one of the 156 children abducted from the Salihu Tanko Islamic School in Tegina a week ago.

The body of the child was discovered a few kilometres away from Tegina town.

The father of one of the abducted students, Tanko Zegi, confirmed the death of the child.

The cause of death remains unknown.

Mothers of two of the abducted children have died as a result of the shock over the incident.

Parents of the abducted children and the Tegina community have expressed disappointment over the way the State Government has treated the incident.

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