Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic lecturer kidnapped by gunmen
A lecturer at the Department of Technical Education, Hassan Usman Polytechnic Katsina, Dr. Bello Birchi, has been kidnapped.
Birchi was whisked away at his country home, at about midnight yesterday at Tashar Bara’u village along Dutsinma road in Katsina state.
The chairman of Academic Staff Union of the Polytechnic (ASUP), Dr. Sabi’u Yau Abdullahi, who confirmed the development said the union is greatly disturbed over the unfortunate incidence.
“No communication so far has been made with the abductors,” he added.
Recall that Katsina State is recently almost always in the news for the bad reasons of armed banditry and kidnapping especially in the so-called nine front-line local governments bordering the Rugu forest and Zamfara State.