Gunmen have reportedly abducted the principal of Government Day Secondary School, Ruma in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State, Malam Sa’idu Usha.
According to residents, Usha was abducted on Friday evening after closing for the day and was returning to Batsari from Ruma, adding that the gunmen abandoned the motorcycle Usha was riding on and forced him to enter the forest.
A residents said: “The mallam was forced down from his motorcycle and taken away. The motorcycle was abandoned in the middle of the road and since then, we have not heard anything from him.”
Another resident said: “The kidnappers have called Malam Sani’s immediate family but they didn’t ask for anything. When we called them after Asr ( 4p.m prayers), they said we should stop calling them”, adding that they are yet to make any other contact since then.