Newsonspot.com.ng gathered that the father of one of the 39 abducted students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Kaduna has died.
The deceased identified as Ibrahim Shamaki died after a brief illness yesterday evening. It was gathered that late Ibrahim was rushed to hospital after his health condition worsened in the aftermath of his daughter’s abduction.
The news of his death was announced by a human rights activist and lawyer, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, on his Twitter page.
Fatima was among 39 students kidnapped by suspected armed bandits at Afaka on March 11, 2021.
Two weeks after the attack, the Nigerian government and Kaduna State have failed to rescue the students from the den of their abductors. Fatima, being one of the victims was the main hope of her father as tweeted by Odinkalu.
The former Chairman of Nigeria’s National Human Rights Commission tweeted, “Earlier today, I am saddened to report, Alhaji Ibrahim Shamaki died. He is the father of Fatima Ibrahim, 1 of the abducted #Afaka39. Alhaji Shamaki lived in Badarawa, Kaduna. His health had worsened dramatically since Fatima, his primary hope, was kidnapped.”
This is Alhaji Ibrahim Shamaki, who died earlier today. His daughter, Fatima, is 1 of the 39 abducted students of the Federal School of Forestry Mechanization in Mando, Kaduna, abducted on 11 March & still missing.#JannatulFirdausi #BringBackAfaka39 pic.twitter.com/e0hejvszd3
— Chidi Odinkalu (@ChidiOdinkalu) March 26, 2021