NSCDC reunites teenager found in Bauchi with his family in Zamfara

By Jibril Almustapha 

The Zamfara state Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Muhammad Bello Mu’azu, has today (Monday) reunited a 12 years old boy who was found in Bauchi state with his immediate family in Zamfara State.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Corps’ Public Relations Officer, SC Ikor Oche and made available to Media Smarts in Gusau the state capital.

The teenager who was identified as Musaddiku Muhammad, hailed from Magazu village in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State. 

Mr Oche noted that, “the child was discovered by the operatives of the Corps at Bauchi State Command while on routine patrol in a Garage, the child was seen crying and feeling uncomfortable before he was accosted by the personnel.

“The boy was then traced to Zamfara State where he was taken from by his parents to Bauchi for Quranic Studies in a place called Morocco quarters.

“The boy was therefore transferred to the office of the NSCDC Zamfara State Command for investigations on the 13th April 2023.” Mr Oche said. 

The statement further elaborated that, “Commandant Mu’azu, liaisoned with District Head (Hakimi) of Magazu Village and the purported parents of the boy for identifications. Subsequent to which the District Head Ibrahim Maiwada was however given the lad  for onward reunion with his biological parents.”

The Commandant however, advised members of the public to be  meticulous and careful of the kind of places they take their wards to for studies.

Meanwhile, Ibrahim Maiwada, the Hakimi to Magazu village expresses joy over the reunion of the child with his parents. He said that he will do all he can within his powers to forestall any future occurrence.

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