A Nigerian Navy man, Bilal Mohammed, who died whereas defending college students of Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna State, who have been kidnapped by bandits, bought married in April this yr.
SaharaReporters learnt that the army man, Ordinary Seaman Mohammed, died alongside the Nigerian Army man, Private Salisu Rabiu, whereas participating the bandits who attacked the college and kidnapped over 150 college students within the early hours of Monday.
Mohammed bought wedded on April 3, and died on July 5.
SaharaReporters had on Tuesday reported the identities of the 2 Nigerian troopers killed by gunmen suspected to be bandits throughout an assault on the secondary college in Maramara, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna.
Bandits on Monday attacked the college positioned on the outskirts of the Kaduna state capital, whisking away over 150 college students.
The gunmen additionally shot the 2 army males useless.
“An officer of the Nigerian Army, Private Salisu Rabiu and that of the Navy, Ordinary Seaman Bilal Mohammed were killed by the bandits after the attack,” a supply had informed SaharaReporters.
Monday’s assault on Bethel Baptist High School was the fourth mass college kidnap in Kaduna state since December.
The incident comes just a few weeks after some college students of Federal Government College, Birnin-Yauri have been additionally kidnapped by gunmen in Kebbi state.
On May 30, pupils have been kidnapped from an Islamic School in Tegina, Niger State.
On March 12, bandits additionally kidnapped 39 college students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka within the Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
In February 2021, gunmen struck the Government Secondary School in Kagara, Niger State, abducting college pupils, lecturers and employees.
Also on December 11, 2020, 344 secondary schoolboys have been additionally kidnapped from Kankara in Katsina, the house state of President Muhammadu Buhari, whereas he was there.
Hundreds of schoolgirls have been additionally kidnapped in Chibok in 2014 by Boko Haram, a few of whom haven’t been launched until date.
In February 2018, 110 schoolgirls have been additionally kidnapped by Boko Haram from the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State. Five died within the course of whereas others have been later launched, besides Leah Sharibu, a Christian woman who refused to surrender her religion.