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#JusticeforHanifa: Ganduje promises to seek justice for murdered 5-year-old schoolgirl

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Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kano State, has promised to seek justice for Hanifa Abubakar, a 5-year-old child who was kidnapped and murdered by her school’s proprietor, Abdulmalik Tanko.

#JusticeforHanifa: Ganduje promises to seek justice for murdered 5-year-old schoolgirl

#JusticeforHanifa: Ganduje promises to seek justice for murdered 5-year-old schoolgirl

Tanko, the proprietor of Noble Kids Nursery and Primary School, Kano, kidnapped Hanifa in December 2021, killed and buried her in a shallow grave on the school premises.

The murder of the schoolgirl sparked outrage on social media as Nigerians demand justice for the little girl with #justiceforhanifa.

Reacting to the tragedy, the Government of Kano State in a statement by Malam Muhammad Garba, the state Commissioner of Information, said Ganduje vowed that justice would be served.

He said the state government is terribly disturbed that people entrusted with the care of children turned out to be murderers.



He added that the government of Kano State has reached out to the family of the child, reiterating that justice must prevail to serve as a deterrent to others.

The governor also commended security agencies in the state for the prompt action that led to the arrest of the suspects.

Meanwhile, the state government has on Friday, January 21, 2022, ordered an indefinite closure of the school.

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