Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, has disclosed to the team of delegates of the National Human Rights Commission, (NHRC), that visited his office on Wednesday that, apart from Hanifa Abubakar brutal murder, another 12 years old, Zuwaira Gambo, was also killed in the most senseless way by her captor.
In Gov. Ganduje’s words:
“There is another case of one Zuwaira Gambo, 12 years old, who was also murdered.”
The Governor confirmed that, the killer of Zuwaira Gambo, has been arrested by security agents in a covert operation. Ganduje said, “We got the culprit, as security agents trailed him and got him.”
Gov. Ganduje upheld that , justice must not only be for 5 years old Hanifa Abubakar but also for 12 years old Zuwaira Gambo who was killed in a similar way as Hanifa. The Governor said,
“This case is also going hand-in-hand with that of Hanifa. We are committed to seeing that justice is done.”
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, thanked the delegates for their special concern over the sad incident of 5 years old Hanifa; and assured the team that the case(s) would be followed up to its logical conclusion.
In reaction, representative of the Executive Secretary of NHRC, Abubakar Muhammad, commended the efforts of the Kano state Governor for his prompt response to the barbaric murder of the 5 years old minor, and also for his commitment to ensuring that justice is served.