ASUSS: Bandits kill 10 teachers, kidnap over 50 others in Kaduna


Fatimah Idera

The Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools, ASUSS, Kaduna State chapter, on Wednesday claimed bandits killed over 10 teachers and kidnapped more than 50 other teachers across the 23 local government areas of Kaduna State from January 2022 to date.

This information was relayed by the ASUSS Chairman, Ishaya Dauda, at the 2022 International ‘World Teachers’ Day’ themed, “The transformation of Education begins with teachers”.

Dauda said, “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 as there is no organization that has been affected by insecurity in Kaduna State.”

Also, the union is fully aware of the insecurity that is threatening the corporate existence of Kaduna State citizens, especially in schools.

Meanwhile, efforts are being made by the State government towards the recruitment of Kaduna State vigilante service to secure Schools.

ASUSS is working in partnership with the office of the Head of Service, Kaduna State Ministry of Education, Kaduna Teachers’ Service Commission and other relevant stakeholders towards ensuring better welfare of members in terms of recruitment, promotion and other welfare packages.


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