Suspected kidnappers have abducted a 5-year-old girl
identified as Hanifa Abubakar, at Kawaji, in Nasarawa
Local Government Area of Kano State,
It was gathered that the pupil was abducted by the
kidnappers who came in a commercial tricycle.
According to Daily Nigerian, the incident occurred at 5pm,
on Saturday, December 4, when she and other
neighbourhood children were returning from an Islamic
“The distance from her home to the Islamiyya school is
not far. So children normally trek to the school in group on
their own,” said her uncle, Suraj Zubair.
According the account of some children who witnessed
the incident, the kidnappers offered to hitchhike them to
After dropping them off, they then asked Hanifa to enter
again for an extra ride, and then zoomed off with her.
“I want to use this medium to call on those who have any
useful information about the whereabouts of Hanifa to
contact the nearest police station or call this number:
08032668195.” her uncle appealed.