A primary school teacher, Nathan Yusuf, 37, has been arrested by the Adamawa State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corp (NSCDC), for allegedly raping and impregnating a pupil.
The sad development was confirmed by the Commandant of the command, Abdullahi Nurudeen, in a press conference on Thursday in Yola.
He made it known that the suspect is a teacher at Namtari Primary School, Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa state.
“On September 2, at around 2:30 pm, we arrested a suspect of rape in person of Nathan Yusuf, 37, who is a teacher at Gurel Primary School Namtari Yola South. The suspect raped his primary pupil who is below 14 years old and confessed to have given her codeine syrup before raping her,” Nurudeen stated.
He made it known that as soon as they finished their investigation, the suspect would be charged to court and also urged parents to be vigilant and report any child abuse case to the authorities for approprite actions.