The Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools -ASUSS, in Kaduna State reported on Wednesday, October 5, that at least, 10 of its members have been murdered and 25 others abducted by terrorists in the state this year.
The academic union revealed this in a message to commemorate the 2022 World Teachers’ Day in the country.
The Chairman of ASUSS in the state, Ishaya Dauda, who disclosed this at a press conference in Kaduna, added that several of its members were still in the custody of bandits hideouts in Birnin-Gwari, Chikun, Kaura, and Sanga local government areas of the state.
Also, Dauda remarked that the situation of fear created by the bandits has made it impossible for teachers to discharge their duties effectively.
The deployment of vigilante groups to secondary schools in vulnerable areas has been greatly commended by the chairman.