Mastermind of Kankara Schoolboys Abduction Repents and Surrenders his Rifles to Zamfara State Govt


Mastermind of Kankara Schoolboys Abduction Repents and Surrenders his Rifles to Zamfara State Govt  

Auwalun Daudawa, the alleged mastermind of the abduction of some secondary school students in Kankara, Katsina state, has “repented” and surrendered his ammunition.

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The Cable reports that on Monday, 8 February, Daudawa and five of his lieutenants surrendered to the Zamfara state government 20 AK 47 rifles, ammunition and a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) launcher.

Recall that over 300 schoolboys were kidnapped from their school on December 11, 2020, hours after President Buhari arrived for a private visit to the state. After spending a week in captivity, the students regained their freedom. Bello Matawalle, the state governor of Zamfara, said the boys were rescued through the help of Nigeria’s Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) and that there was no ranking

Speaking at the government house in Gusau, the capital of Zamfara state, after he took an oath of repentance on Monday, the bandit said that his gang voluntarily surrendered and did not seek money from any individual or government.

“We have voluntarily repented and seek no single kobo from any government, group or individual for that.”

“I was convinced by the state government approach on peace reconciliation with armed bandits, I learnt from those repented before me that, there was not single plan by the governments through use of security agencies to harm me and my boys, therefore, we are now back for normal lives like other peace-loving Nigerians.”Daudawa said

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On his part, the state governor said the development is a result of his administration’s efforts to ensure that there is peace in Zamfara.

“The development will not only gradually paste the name of Zamfara unto the list of most peaceful places in the country, but will facilitate the return of the lost commercial enterprising to the state,” the governor said

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