By Ibrahim Hassan-Wuyo
The Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools, ASUSS, Kaduna State chapter, yesterday claimed bandits killed over 10 teachers and kidnapped more than 50 other teachers across the 23 local government areas, LGAs of Kaduna State from January 2022 till date.
The Union pleaded with Governor Nasir el-Rufa’i to use every means possible to rescue the teachers and others in the kidnappers’ captivity.
ASUSS’s Chairman, Ishaya Dauda, made the disclosure at a briefing as part of activities to commemorate the 2022 International World Teachers’ Day with the theme; “The transformation of Education begins with teachers”.
He said among others, “More than 10 secondary school teachers were killed and over 50 others abducted from January 2022 till date in Kaduna and the abducted teachers are still in Captivity. There is no organization that has been affected by insecurity in Kaduna State.
“The union is fully aware of the insecurity that is threatening the cooperate existence of Kaduna State citizens especially in our schools. We are equally aware of efforts being made by the State government towards the recruitment of Kaduna State vigilante service to secure our Schools.