With fear of loosing their children the parents and management of the Bethel Baptist High School, Maraban Rido, Kaduna State, have raised money to buy foodstuffs being demanded by abductors of the 121 students of the school.


A father of one of the abductees, who spoke to one of our correspondents on condition of anonymity on Thursday, said the school asked parents to pay any amount they could afford.

  • According to him, there was panic among the parents when they heard that the bandits threatened to starve the students if the items were not provided.

These came to the fore on Thursday it was learnt that the bandits contacted the school management on Wednesday evening and  specified the quantity of foodstuffs they wanted.

An official, who confided in one of our correspondents, said the bandits said the parents must supply 30 bags of rice, 20 bags of beans and 10 kegs of palm oil.

Recall that the bandits had, at 1am on Monday, invaded the school and kidnapped 121 students, who are mostly in Senior Secondary schools 2 and 3.

It was reported on Tuesday reported that the bandits contacted the school management and demanded food to feed the abductees.

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