The governor of Zamfara, Bello Matawalle, has said that the rescued girls said the watchman of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Talata-Mafara LGA of Zamfara state was involved in their abduction.
Matawalle made this known on Wednesday when he featured on Politics Today, a Channels Television programme.
The Over 270 schoolgirls who were abducted in the last week of February, were released on Tuesday, 2nd of March.
Asked to reveal the identities of the abductors, the governor said bandits had named the watchman of the school as the middle man for the abduction.
According to Matawalle who declined revealing the identities of the bandits, he said an investigation had been launched to unravel the mystery.
He said, “Even the watchman of the school, the children have mentioned that when they were there; after releasing them, the bandits were telling them (the schoolgirls) to greet the watchman for them.
“They even mentioned his name that he is the one who gave them the go-ahead to come, so he was involved.
“They have said this in front of the commissioner of police in Zamfara state. Investigation will be carried out and all people involved will be known.”
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