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Ese Oruru is now in University years after she was kidnapped in Bayelsa and taken to Kano where she was married off without her parents’ consent

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Ese Oruru, the teenager whose story made news headlines in 2015, is now in the university.

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Ese, the youngest child of Charles Oruru and Rose Oruru, was abducted from her mother’s shop in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on 12 August 2015.

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She was just 13 years old at the time.

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Her abductor, a man named Yunusa Dahiru, took her to Kano where she was converted to Islam and married off without her parents’ consent.

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She later welcomed a child after she was released.

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Former minister of education, Oby Ezekwesili was one of those who fought to have her released to her parents.

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Years after the incident, Oby Ezekwesili returned to Twitter to give an update. She revealed that Ese is now in university.

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At the time she was kidnapped, she was a JSS 3 student at Opolo Community Secondary School.

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Ezekwesili said she supported her to continue with her secondary school education.

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Ese Oruru is now in University years after she was kidnapped in Bayelsa and taken to Kano where she was married off without her parents

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