In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 16th, July, 2020

Blind Man Cries For Assist After Boko Haram Demanded N20m Ransom To Free His Daughter And Niece (Photograph)

Blind Man Cries For Help After Boko Haram Demanded N20m Ransom To Free His Daughter And Niece (Photo)


Papa Jato Ndarfa


A 75 12 months previous internally displaced blind man, Papa Jato Ndarfa has known as for assist after Boko Haram members demanded N20 million from him  earlier than his daughter and niece shall be launched to him.


TheNation reported that the traumatized blind previous man at the moment dwelling on the CAN Centre IDPs Camp Maiduguri informed journalists that he has appealed to the insurgents to have mercy on him and launch his daughter and niece as he might to not elevate such sum of money being demanded.


The distraught previous man narrated that his daughter, Lami Jato, 25 a graduate of Sir Kashim Ibrahim School of Schooling Maiduguri together with his niece, Renita Bitrus have been each kidnapped by some suspected Boko Haram terrorists two weeks in the past at a farm in Tungushe, Magumeri Native Authorities space of Borno State alongside a tractor driver.


Tungushe is situated alongside Maiduguri- Monguno highway, simply 15km, north east from Maiduguri, the state capital.


Papa Jato knowledgeable that his youngsters abductors made contact by his niece’s telephone and requested for N20 million earlier than his daughter, niece and the tractor driver shall be launched to him.


The previous man who fought with tear down his eyes lamented the place and the way he might elevate such an enormous sum of money to pay the terrorists however as an alternative known as on the insurgents to point out mercy by releasing his youngsters unconditionally.


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He disclosed that, his daughter Lami has remained the pillar of the household since 2014 when Boko Haram sacked their village and his three wives have been lacking as much as this second.


He added that Lami and his niece determined to interact within the farming enterprise in order to boost cash for the sustenance of the household on the camp and his private care as nicely.


His phrases: “It was two of them, my daughter, Lami Jato and my niece, Renita Bitrus who’s married with two youngsters that have been kidnapped by the Boko Haram. It’s 15 days now from the day they have been kidnapped once they went for farming in Tungushe, alongside Maiduguri-Monguno highway.

“Initially they have been 7 in quantity on the farm that have been kidnapped. 5 males, my daughter and my niece, however they later launched 4 of the boys and held one of many males, the tractor driver and my two youngsters.

“I’m not preventing or quarrelling with the Boko Haram, they’re my youngsters. I’m interesting to them to please have mercy on me and launch my daughter, niece and the tractor driver.

“I’m a poor blind previous IDP dwelling in a Nylon Home in a camp. There isn’t a technique of getting cash to feed discuss extra of getting N20 million to supply. Please my youngsters pity me and launch the ladies who’re additionally your sisters.

“I’m additionally interesting to our hardworking Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum to return to my assist and intervene. I shouldn’t be allowed to die of frustration from what I’m dealing with now. The scenario is horrible for me right here,” Papa Ndarfa appealed.

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One other attraction made by the previous man was for the IDPs on the CAN Centre camp to be thought-about by State Emergency Administration Company ( SEMA ) and the Nationwide Emergency Administration Company ( NEM) for the distribution of meals, stressing that, “it has been a very long time we obtained meals from SEMA and NEMA at this camp.”


Papa Jato, an indigene of Gava from Gwoza Native Authorities whereas talking on his journey to IDP camp in Maiduguri mentioned they fled to Maiduguri when Boko Haram attacked their village in 2014 and killed over 100 villagers and burnt down a number of homes.


He added that since 2014 they’ve been dwelling within the CAN Centre IDPs camp.


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