A toddler, Ewhalshoh Mandela Mairabo, has reportedly died five days after regaining her freedom from bandits in Kaduna State.
WikkiTimes gathered that the victim was abducted in May 2022, alongside her mother and 29 others at Dogon-noma, Maro Ward, Kajuru Local Government Area.
After spending three months in captivity, they were, released on August 30, 2022, but until their family parted with a N5 million and two motorcycles as ransom. According to reports, one of the victims was killed in captivity.
A member of the community, Istifanus Egoh Destiny, revealed that the toddler died on Sunday, September 4, 2022.
“It is with a heavy heart that I announce the death of EWHALSHOH MANDELA MAIRABO, (a grand daughter of Sarkin Aruwance Dogon Noma Unguwar Gamu. Mr. Mairabo Augustine) who passed unto glory this evening, 04/09/2022.”
He added: “Late Ewhalshoh was a nursing toddler, who happened to be among the Dogon-Noma, Kajuru LGA Kaduna state kidnapped victims.
“She was kidnapped along side with her mother which they later regained their freedom on the 30/08/2022
“All are encouraged to kindly pray for the mother as she is still in the hospital receiving treatment since their release.
“Eternal rest grant her O Lord, and let perpetual light shine on her May her gentle soul and the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God continue to rest in peace.”