Sheikh Gumi Meets Bandits Who Kidnapped 27 Kagara Students, Shot One Dead [PHOTOS/VIDEO]

Renowned Islamic scholar, Sheik Ahmed Gumi, has assured Niger abductees will be released soon.

He spoke after meetings with bandits in forests between Tegina and Birnin gwari in Kaduna state.

A source within the delegation at the meeting, said Sheikh Gumi met with the bandits leader, Dogo Gide, among other top Commanders at Dutsen Magaji Forest.

The Source disclosed that government also sent a strong delegation to meet with the bandits and dialogue with them

The source further said Sheikh Gumi and his entourage are on their way back to Minna.

The bandits wielding their guns, were led by their leader, Dogo Gide. Sheik Gumi appealed to them to give peace a chance.


The bandits attacked the school on Wednesday, February 17, killed one of the students and abducted 27 of them. The bandits also abducted 3 staff of the school and 12 family members of the staff.


See photos and video from the meeting below


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