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#JusticeForHanifa: Outrage over kidnap, murder of five-year-old Kano pupil

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Outrage has greeted the abduction and murder of a five-year-old girl, Hanifa Abubakar in Kano state.

Until her demise, Hanifa attended Noble Kids Academy located in Kwanar Dakata in Nassarawa local government area of Kano.

Kano State Government has ordered the immediate closure of the school.

In connection to her death, the Police in Kano has arrested two suspects, Abdulmalik Mohammed and Hashim Isyaku.

According to the police, the principal suspect confessed to poisoning the girl when he realised that she had recognised him.

The suspects then buried her remains in a shallow grave at the private school premises at Kwanar ‘Yan Gana, Tudun Murtala Quarters.

The abductors reportedly demanded a ransom of N6million but still killed her after receiving the money

With over 15,000 tweets as monitored by The Nation, many Nigerians took to social media to trend the hashtag #JusticeForHanifa.

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