KAGARA ABDUCTION: SHEIKH GUMI ASKS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO GRANT BLANKET AMNESTY TO BANDITS
Sheikh Gumi, a popular Islamic Scholar has called on the Federal Government to grant blanket amnesty to bandits to tackle insecurity in the country.
The Sheikh, who held a meeting with some bandit leaders on Thursday said the bandits complained that they were being killed and injured unjustly.
While giving feedback on the secret meeting held between himself and bandits at Tagina forest in Niger state which links Birnin Gwari forest in Kaduna North-West, Sheikh Gumi said he received a positive response from the bandits but refused to confirm reports of their release.
At least 27 students and 5 members of staff of Government Science College in Kagara in Niger state were abducted by bandits on Wednesday at about 3 am.